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UPDATE: Victim identified in Henderson homicide

Posted at 8:26 AM, Sep 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-26 14:05:25-04

UPDATE: The Clark County Coroner identified the victim as 30-year-old Amanda Kaplan from Henderson.


Henderson Police are investigating the early morning death of a woman as a homicide.

A male called 9-1-1 Saturday morning around 5 a.m. saying someone needed medical attention at the 500 block of Kristin Lane. 
When Henderson Police officers arrived, they found a 30-year-old female deceased at the home from a possible stab wound. 
The 48 year-old male suspect remained at the scene and was placed in custody without incident. 
There were three children home at the time and who were not injured during the incident. 
The children are 7-years-old, 3-years-old and 3-months-old. The children are being cared for by Child Protective Services.
This is an ongoing investigation and more details will be released as they become available.
The name of the woman will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office once she has been positively identified and her family has been notified.
Henderson Police have not been called to the house for any domestic violence issues in the past.