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Las Vegas man arrested after wife found dead in their residence

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Posted at 1:10 PM, Jul 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-30 16:15:34-04

47-year-old Sebastian Lord has been arrested for the death of his wife.

Las Vegas police say they received a call about a possible suicide at a home in the 10000 block of Casselman Court on July 29. Casselman Court is near Cactus Avenue and Maryland Parkway.

Upon arrival, they encountered a man and a teenager. Inside, they found a woman who had been shot in a bathroom.

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Lord told police initially that he had been at home with his wife the night before and went to bed at approximately 10 p.m. When he woke up, his wife was dead. He and his son then went to California. When he came back home, he called police.

Homicide detectives were called to the scene. After a short investigation, they arrested Lord and transported him to Clark County Detention Center. He is facing one charge of open murder.

The woman has not been identified at this time.