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UPDATE: Suspect arrested after fatal stabbing near Nellis, Stewart

Posted at 5:13 PM, Jan 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-30 11:59:00-05

JAN 29 UPDATE: Police identified 54-year-old Arnold Whitehead as the suspect in this case. He was taken into custody near the 5200 block of Stewart Avenue and booked on one count of Murder with a deadly weapon.

The Clark County Coroner identified the victim as 34-year-old Detroy Horn from Las Vegas.


LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- A man has died after a stabbing Saturday afternoon.

The stabbing was reported around 4 p.m. in the 320 block of North Nellis Boulevard, near Stewart Avenue. It happened along the trail behind the wash in the area.

The 34-year-old black man was found with a stab wound to the chest. He was transported to University Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased.

Homicide detectives are investigating.

The suspect is described as a black man about 5'10" and 130 pounds with a big braid in hair and tan winter jacket. He was armed with a knife.

This is a developing story. Check back to 13 Action News for updates.