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UPDATE: Coroner identifies woman's body from apparent murder-suicide in west Las Vegas

Posted at 6:07 AM, Jun 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-24 14:23:05-04

UPDATE JUNE 24: The Clark County Coroner has identified the woman whose body was found at the apartment as 62-year-old Guille Gallegos from Las Vegas. Gallegos' cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head and her death was ruled a homicide.

UPDATE JUNE 21: The Clark County coroner has identified one of the bodies as that of 68-year-old Moises Gallegos from Las Vegas. His death was due to an intra-oral gunshot wound and it was ruled a suicide. The identity of the second body has not yet been released.

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Las Vegas police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide incident at an apartment complex near the 215 Beltway and Rainbow Boulevard.

Police say they were called to the scene during the overnight hours Wednesday into Thursday after a security guard smelled a foul odor coming from a condo at 7255 West Sunset Road.

Once police got inside, they found the bodies of a woman in her 60s and a man in his 60s who had been shot.

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