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UPDATE: Coroner identifies second person killed in Serene murder-suicide

Posted at 8:45 PM, Jul 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-06 10:49:12-04

UPDATE AUG. 6: The Clark County Coroner has identified the second body as that of 38-year-old Sarah Sentongo. The woman's death was due to multiple gunshot wounds and her death has been ruled a homicide.

UPDATE JULY 27: The Clark County Coroner has identified one of the two bodies as that of 50-year-old Roy Sentongo from Las Vegas. His cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head and it was ruled a suicide.

JULY 22 UPDATE: A woman has died at UMC Hospital after being transported in critical condition yesterday.

Police say her husband shot her and then turned the gun on himself after an argument inside their apartment. The man was pronounced dead on the scene.

Their identifications will be released at a later date by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the investigators at 702-828-3521 or by emailing homicide@lvmpd.com. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or crimestoppersofnv.com.

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Police in Las Vegas are investigating a deadly shooting at an apartment complex on Serene Avenue, near Interstate 15 and Silverado Ranch Boulevard.

Officers say a man shot his spouse multiple times and then turned the gun on himself. He died from the self-inflicted gunshot wound, authorities say.

The woman shot is at a nearby hospital in critical condition.

Detectives are actively investigating the situation and stress that there is no current threat to the public.

The man's name and his official cause of death will be released by the coroner's office.

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story had the location listed as Serene Drive. The story has been updated to reflect the location of Serene Avenue.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.


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