UPDATE: As a result of the investigation, detectives identified 55-year-old Arthur Lopez as a suspect in this incident. Arthur Lopez was arrested on August 9, 2016 and taken into custody without incident by the Criminal Apprehension Team. Lopez was transported to the Clark County Detention Center where he faces a charge of open murder with a deadly weapon.
Police are investigating a homicide at 1123 Colgate Lane, near East Washington Avenue and North Sloan Lane.
They got the call around 5:40 p.m. Sunday night. Police say an elderly woman was found dead in the home.
Toni Leisure, the victim's niece, spoke to 13 Action News over the phone. She said that the elderly woman was deeply religious.
"She prayed the rosary every day," said Leisure. "She did not deserve to die like this."
Police are still investigating what exactly happened Sunday night.