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Man arrested at Wild Wild West Hotel and Casino for Illinois murder

Posted at 2:39 PM, Aug 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-01 17:52:23-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — An Illinois man wanted for murder has been arrested for murder.

The U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force says they arrested 39-year-old Corey Cathey on charges of first-degree murder and armed robbery at the Wild Wild West Hotel and Casiono.

Numerous witnesses say that Cathey is responsible for shooting 24-year-old Miranda Goddard in the head in Grandville, Illinois.

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He was arrested at approximately 7:15 p.m. July 31.

Goddard was shot and killed on July 28.

Cathey is currently being held on $2M bond at the Clark County Detention Center pending his extradition to Illinois.