Vegas man held in girlfriend death after argument

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 3/17 7:33 pm

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say a 26-year-old Las Vegas man was arrested on a murder charge after calling 911 and reporting that his girlfriend was unconscious after an argument in their apartment.

Las Vegas police reported Monday that Edward Edgerton was arrested after summoning help for 24-year-old Tyanna Reynolds about 2:30 p.m. Saturday at an apartment on Nellis Boulevard.

Reynolds was pronounced dead later at Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center.

The Clark County coroner was investigating the cause of death.

Edgerton told police that he and Reynolds argued about text messages she received from an ex-boyfriend, and that she later collapsed in the shower.

He later told police he grabbed Reynolds' arm hard enough to leave a bruise, struck Reynolds several times with a belt, and pinned her beneath him on the bed.

©2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Share
0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!
NEWSCASTS ON DEMAND

What's On

All content © Copyright 2014 Intermountain West Communications Company. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
You may also view our Sitemap

Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.