Police investigate possible murder suicide at rehabilitation center

LAS VEGAS - A man and woman are dead at a rehabilitation center in northwest Las Vegas in what police say appears to be a murder suicide.

The Clark County Coroners Office identified the victims as 82-year-old Philomena Noela Wong and of North Las Vegas and 84-year-old John Pinkkuen Wong.

Metro Police received the call around 9:30 a.m. about a shooting at the Welbrook Nursing & Rehabilitation Center on Grand Montecito Parkway.

According to police, the man and woman, who are a married couple, are in their 80's. John Wong had checked into the facility on Tuesday. His wife was visiting him and had been in the room with him for about five minutes before the shooting happened.

 

 


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