Slaying, Fire Reported at Vegas Police Lt.'s Home

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Police from several southern Nevada jurisdictions are investigating a slaying and fire at the home of a Las Vegas police lieutenant in Boulder City.

Las Vegas police spokeswoman Carla Alston confirmed that a Las Vegas police officer was involved in the 9 a.m. Monday incident. She says Henderson police are handling the investigation.

Clark County Sheriff Douglas Gillespie has scheduled a 2:30 p.m. news conference in Las Vegas.

The Las Vegas Sun reports police and firefighters were on the scene at a quiet street south of King Elementary School and east of the Boulder City Hospital.

Clark County Assessor records show the home is owned by Hans Walters.

He's a Las Vegas police lieutenant who's married to a former police officer. The couple has at least two young children.

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