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Las Vegas woman, 3 dogs killed in fire started after 'disturbance'

Posted at 10:35 PM, Nov 17, 2021

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — 35-year-old Melynda Williams and three dogs were killed in a fire last Wednesday at a home near Sahara Avenue and Nellis Boulevard.

Police say they have identified a person of interest in the case but no arrests have been made.

Detectives say Williams' boyfriend and another roommate were involved in a "disturbance" before the fire.

UPDATE: A suspect was arrested in Carson City, Las Vegas police announced on Thursday. Read an updated report here.