Murder Charges Against Inmate

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) - North Las Vegas police say a jail
inmate is dead and his 25-year-old cellmate is facing charges that
he killed him.
Police Officer Chrissie Coon says guards discovered a
31-year-old inmate bloodied and unconscious under a mattress in his
cell about 2:30 a.m. Thursday during a head count at the jail in
downtown North Las Vegas.
She says he was declared dead by the time medical staff arrived.
His name wasn't immediately made public.
Coon says the cellmate, Armando Munoz-Ornelas, is charged with
murder.
Police aren't saying anything yet about a possible motive for
the slaying, and Coon declined to release information about what
charges the two men faced or when they were jailed.
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) - North Las Vegas police say a jail
inmate is dead and his 25-year-old cellmate is facing charges that
he killed him.
Police Officer Chrissie Coon says guards discovered a
31-year-old inmate bloodied and unconscious under a mattress in his
cell about 2:30 a.m. Thursday during a head count at the jail in
downtown North Las Vegas.
She says he was declared dead by the time medical staff arrived.
His name wasn't immediately made public.
Coon says the cellmate, Armando Munoz-Ornelas, is charged with
murder.
Police aren't saying anything yet about a possible motive for
the slaying, and Coon declined to release information about what
charges the two men faced or when they were jailed.


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