ALERT: Law enforcement on the lookout for man suspected of kidnapping, murder in Las Vegas

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ST. GEORGE — Local authorities were notified by Las Vegas Police to watch for a man suspected of kidnapping and murder who may be traveling through the area Sunday.

Information released on Eduardo Rozado Tamayo, who is being sought for kidnapping and murder by Las Vegas authorities Sunday, Las Vegas, Nev., Oct. 1, 2017 | Image courtesy of the Las Vegas Metro Police Department, St. George News | Click to enlarge

Shortly after 5:30 p.m. MDT, the St. George Communications Center received information that 36-year-old Eduardo Rozaro Tamayo may be traveling through the area driving a black Toyota Rav4. Local officers to be on the lookout for the vehicle, said St. George Police Officer Lona Trombley.

According to information released by the Las Vegas Metro Police Department, Tamayo is suspected of shooting the mother of his 4-year-old child at 9:40 a.m. PDT, 10:40 a.m. MDT, at a residence in Las Vegas, Nevada, before he took the little girl and fled the area in the Toyota.

The report was updated by Las Vegas authorities shortly after St. George Police received the information about the incident that the little girl was found and is safe; however, Tamayo is still on the run.

The Toyota has a luggage rack and temporary tags in the upper left-hand corner of the rear window of the vehicle, along with a red and white dealer placard in the license plate holder.

Tamayo is described as a Hispanic male, 5 feet 4 inches tall, weighing 190 pounds with black hair and black eyes. He was last seeing wearing dark jeans and a white shirt.

Persons arrested or charged are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law or as otherwise decided by a trier-of-fact. This report is based on statements from police or other emergency responders and may not contain the full scope of findings.

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  • mesaman October 1, 2017 at 8:25 pm

    You might want to look to the southwest for your alleged murderer, what with a sanctuary state just 40 miles away.

  • utahdiablo October 1, 2017 at 10:11 pm

    Need to end this POS….

    • mctrialsguy October 2, 2017 at 12:37 pm

      Time to tighten the borders, build the wall and use a catapult to send those here illegally back over the wall. Just sayin’….

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