Man who confessed to murder identified
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- A 19-year-old man is under arrest after he walked into the Clark County Detention Center yesterday and confessed to murder.
Ricardo Perez walked into the CDC shortly before 1 p.m. and told CDC personnel that he had killed someone.
Homicide detectives from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department responded to the CDC and launched an investigation.
Several hours later, a body was located near Mission and College Drives in Henderson in a desert area.
Perez has booked into the detention center on the charges of battery with a deadly weapon, murder with a deadly weapon and numerous unrelated traffic warrants.
The identity of the victim and the exact cause and manner of death will be released by the Clark County coroner's office.
The investigation into this crime is still ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the homicide section at 702-828-3521 or Crime Stoppers at 385-5555.