Arrest made in 2018 homicide.
On August 15, 2018, at approximately 2:40 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to the 7200 block of South Las Vegas Boulevard for a report of an unresponsive female near a parking garage. Arriving officers located an adult female who had suffered from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. The investigation initiated by the LVMPD Homicide Section indicates the female had been walking with an unknown male an hour before she was found.
Through the course of the investigation, detectives identified 38 – year – old Michael Land as the suspect in this crime. On May 13, 2019 Land was taken into custody without incident during a pedestrian stop in the area of Maryland Parkway and Silverado Ranch Road. Land was transported to the Clark County Detention Center and booked for one count of Open Murder.