Suspect Arrested In Weekend Homicide

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(Jose Rodriquez booking photo courtesy Metro Police)

(Jose Rodriquez booking photo courtesy Metro Police)

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(Las Vegas) – Metro Police confirm they have arrested the boyfriend of a woman who was found dead in the parking lot of a northeast valley apartment over the weekend. Detectives say 29-year-old Jose Antonio Rodriquez was taken into custody Sunday in the 5800 block of West Harmon. He’s accused in the death of 22-year-old Christina Griffis, whose body was found early Friday morning at an apartment complex near Nellis and Vegas Valley. She appeared to have suffered blunt force trauma of some sort. Rodriquez is now held at the Clark County Detention Center on a charge of murder with a deadly weapon. Police say the investigation into this homicide is still ongoing, and ask anyone with information to call Metro’s Homicide Section or Crime Stoppers at 385-5555.

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