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UPDATE: Coroner releases identities of murder-suicide on Don Bonito Street

Posted at 5:43 AM, Oct 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-03 15:48:31-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — UPDATE NOV. 3: The Clark County Coroner has released the identity of the two decedents. 36-year-old Alba Nidia Villatoro from Las Vegas died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds and her death has been ruled a homicide. Jose Villatoro, 44, also from Las Vegas died from a bullet wound to the head and his death was ruled a suicide.

Las Vegas police are investigating what appears to be a murder-suicide at a residence in the 4100 block of Don Bonito Street near East Flamingo Road and Mountain Vista Street.

According to police, they received a call from a woman who said her roommate was fighting with her husband. She told police that she saw the man with a gun and she grabbed a child in the residence and left.

Police say that when they arrived on the scene, they set up a perimeter and began talking to the man. However, he refused to leave the home.

Upon entry into the residence, they discovered a man and woman with gunshot wounds. The man was dead but the woman was still alive at that time.

The woman was transported to a nearby hospital but was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

The Clark County coroner will identify the deceased after notification has been made.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.