Stabbing kills man in Mesquite

MESQUITE, Nev. – A man was killed in Mesquite Saturday after being stabbed. Police have arrested a man allegedly connected to the incident.

Officers responded to the 911 call concerning a stabbing at the area of Mesquite Boulevard and Sandhill Boulevard about 6:20 p.m. Saturday. The call reported an adult male had been stabbed and required medical attention.

Officers arrived on scene and discovered a 50-year-old male who was conscious and bleeding heavily from apparent knife wounds.  The man was transported to Mesa View Regional Hospital via Mesquite Fire and Rescue where he was later pronounced dead from his wounds.

A 43-year-old Mesquite man was taken into custody in connection with the stabbing by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police near the Logandale/Moapa area later that evening.

The LVMPD Crime Scene Investigators arrived to process a residence located on East Mesquite Boulevard were the crime allegedly occurred.

The victim’s name will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office upon the completion of the autopsy.

The investigation is still ongoing while Mesquite detectives attempt to identify other suspects or witnesses who may be involved.

The Mesquite Police Department can be contacted at 702-346-5262 or 702-346-6911.

Submitted by: Mesquite Police Department

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4 Comments

  • Francis Pope April 14, 2013 at 12:29 pm

    It seems that Mesquite has become quite a cesspool. But considering that their main source of income is totally immoral, I guess that is to be expected. But it is too bad when their sewage overflows and ends up here, as was recently the case in a drug bust.

    • Doug Wofford April 14, 2013 at 9:12 pm

      Frances, if it wasn’t for our acceptance of reveling Utah visitors, basking in the freedoms denied in their home state, Mesquite would be a harbor of quiescent serenity.

    • Godfather of Seoul April 14, 2013 at 11:07 pm

      The majority of the funds for that “immoral income” comes from Washington County.

  • John April 14, 2013 at 7:16 pm

    Francis,
    The really funny thing about Mesquite and cesspools…most…not all…but most of the time they have Utah drivers licenses….interesting isn’t it?

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