(Las Vegas, NV) – Metro police responded to a 9-1-1 call in the Northwest valley just before 9:00 last night in the 1600 block of Palmae Way. When they arrived, they discovered a 6- year-old female dead from apparent blunt force trauma inside the residence. Homicide Detectives responded and immediately began an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the murder. The mother of the victim, 27- year-old Danielle Slaughter, has been arrested and charged with Murder with a Deadly Weapon and is currently in custody at the Clark County Detention Center. The identity of the victim and cause and manner of death is being withheld pending autopsy by the Clark County Coroner’s Office and notification of next of kin. Anyone who has information on the homicide is urged to contact the Homicide Section at 828-3521 or Crime Stoppers at 385-5555.