Mug shot of suspect in 15-year-old's killing released
19-year-old Javier Righetti has been charged with murder after confessing to killing Alyssa Otremba on Friday night. Video by ktnv.comvideo
The investigation continued on Monday at an empty lot near US 95 and Grand Teton, where a body was found on Saturday night. Video by ktnv.comvideo
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -A body is discovered in the northwest part of the valley. It was burned and dumped in a vacant lot near Grand Teton and Oso Blanca. People living in the neighborhood believe it could be the body of a 15-year old girl missing Video by ktnv.comvideo
Police are investigating after a body was found badly burned in an empty lot in the northwest part of Las Vegas late Saturday night. Video by ktnv.comvideo
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The mug shot of Javier Righetti, alleged killer of 15-year-old Alyssa Otremba, was released on Tuesday.
Police say 19-year-old Righetti confessed to kidnapping, raping and stabbing Otremba, leaving her body in a vacant lot in northwestern Las Vegas on Friday night.
Otremba's body was found on Saturday, badly burned to the point of being unrecognizable. The Clark County Coroner's Office positively identified the body on Monday, citing multiple stab wounds as the cause of death.
Help from two other teenagers led police to the home of Righetti, where he was arrested on Monday.
Righetti was taken to the Clark County Detention Center and charged with kidnap, robbery, sexual assault and murder- all with a deadly weapon.