LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — UPDATE MAY 24: The Clark County Coroner has identified the victim as 25-year-old Marquise Alexander Williams. His cause of death was sharp force injuries and it was ruled a homicide.
One person was killed at the City Place Apartment complex north of Desert Inn Road and Decatur Boulevard early Saturday morning following a domestic dispute between a man and his girlfriend.
Lt. Ray Spencer with Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's homicide unit said around 2 a.m. a woman called her friend for help with a domestic dispute between her and her boyfriend.
He said the friend brought a man along to help.
At one point, Spencer said, the boyfriend pulled out a kitchen knife and stabbed the man who'd come to the apartment several times, killing him before officers arrived.
Police said the boyfriend, identified as 26-year-old Skylar Gerardo, was taken into custody.
Gerardo was arrested for Open Murder and transported to the Clark County Detention Center.