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Homicide

When Drugs Go Deadly in Las Vegas

Drugs Turn Deadly After a night of partying, Lauren, 23, and her friend Tyler, 25, went back to his father’s house to use more drugs. Lauren allegedly injected Tyler with what they had, and then fell asleep. When she woke up, she said his lips were blue and foam was coming out of his mouth.…

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1st Degree or 2nd Degree Murder?

The Difference Between First-Degree and Second-Degree Murder A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion that he murdered a relative. Juan Medrano is accused of murdering the other man inside the victim’s home in the east valley. Police were initially called to the residence late in the afternoon on a report of a domestic disturbance.…

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Murder Charges in Las Vegas

Nevada Murder Charges are a Matter of Life and Death  When someone unlawfully takes the life of another person, murder charges can result. Murder is a heinous crime that is made even more so whenever it is premeditated. As such, Chapter 200 of the Nevada Revised Statute recognizes varying degrees of murder, with different punishments…

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Las Vegas Homicide Attorney

Charged with Homicide? Maintain your Innocence by Seeking Legal Counsel Now  Homicide in Nevada is described as “the unlawful killing of a human being with malice aforethought.” It does not have to involve the physical act of killing someone, as providing them with a controlled substance in violation of Chapter 453 of the Nevada Revised…

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Manslaughter or Murder? It’s All About Intent

The Nevada Revised Statute classifies manslaughter into two categories: voluntary and involuntary. Involuntary manslaughter is defined in Section 200.070, and involves the killing of another during the commission of an unlawful act or a lawful act that might produce such a consequence. Voluntary manslaughter is spelled out in Section 200.050, and involves a killing done…

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How Crime Can Affect Tourism

Casino Owners fear Recent Crime Wave will Affect Tourism  City officials are worried about the reputation of Las Vegas after some recent high-profile crimes. Even though the overall crime rate here is dropping, many fear that tourists will nonetheless be scared off by recent events because they will fear visiting the strip is too dangerous.Earlier this…

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Who Are the Most Wanted in Las Vegas?

Keeping up with Most Wanted Suspects in Vegas The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department wants help from the public in apprehending wanted fugitives. In order to make it easier to locate these fugitives, they have set up a webpage with details about the suspects they are looking for. Visitors to the site can check the…

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An Assault now Ruled a Homicide

October 2011 Beating now Ruled a Homicide A Las Vegas crime victim who was beaten in October 2011 has died as a result of his injuries. Police say that Nathaniel Young, 57, passed away on April 23 after suffering for a year and a half with head injuries. Those injuries were the result of a…

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Do Offenders Tend to Return to Prison?

Recidivism is a national problem, with approximately 40 percent of all offenders returning to prison within three years after being released. In Nevada, the recidivism rate is much lower than the rest of the country; however, some claim this figure is misleading because of the high number of out-of-state inmates incarcerated here. Approximately 28 percent…

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Innocent On Death Row?

Although there are several groups that oppose the death penalty, one of them has more reasons for doing so than any other. That group is called Witness to Innocence, and it is comprised solely of individuals who have been exonerated from death row in the United States. In all, there are more than 140 exonerees…

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