19-year-old arrested for missing teen's murder
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) --- Metro Police Homicide Detectives arrested 19-year-old Javier Righetti on Monday night ain connection with the murder of Alyssa Otremba.
Otremba's body was found badly burned in a vacant lot near Grand Teton and Oso Blanca in Las Vegas on Saturday.
15-year-old Otremba was walking home near those cross streets on Friday night when she called her mother and said she'd be home in 30 minutes.
The suspect, Righetti lives in the area on Durango and El Capitan.
His home is a mile and a half away from the desert lot where Otremba's burned body was found.
Detectives have ruled this homicide as a random act of violence on an innocent victim, however Righetti does have prior offenses that Metro has not released at this time.
Otremba died of blunt force trauma and multiple stab wounds.
"This is a 15-year old girl who was innocent and shouldn't be dead," Lew Roberts with Metro Homicide says.
Metro Police were able to arrest Righetti late Monday afternoon because residents in the area reported seeing him leaving the desert lot and driving away in his car.
The family of Otremba was notified late Monday evening.