UPDATE: Woman attacked from behind, killed at apartment complex

LAS VEGAS - A woman is dead after police say she was attacked from behind at an apartment complex Thursday night.

Officers with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department received the call at 7:27 p.m. after the woman's body was found at the San Tropez Apartments, near West Russell Road and South Durango Drive.

Investigators believe the woman was walking into an unattached garage when she was attacked. It is unknown at this time what type of weapon she was attacked with. 

The motive of the attack is unknown and no suspect or suspects have been identified. 

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to call the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at (702) 828-3521, or by email at homicide@lvmpd.com.

To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at (702) 385-5555, on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com, or text CRIMENV plus tip information to 274637 (CRIMES).

Tips leading directly to an arrest or indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may be eligible for a cash reward. 


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