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Suspect Arrested in Woman’s Murder Inside Las Vegas Home

LAS VEGAS (KXNT) – The man authorities believe murdered a woman and left her body inside a Las Vegas home last weekend was arrested Friday.

Jaime Santana was picked up by Las Vegas Metro police officers in the area near Charleston Boulevard and Palm Street Friday, a LVMPD statement reported.

Santana, 25, was identified as a suspect in the killing of Cinthia Wendy Perez Rodriguez inside a home on Lilac Lane near Rancho Drive on August 12.

The home’s residents said they found the 25-year-old woman’s body partially clothed in one of the home’s bedroom. Two residents said they did not know Perez Rodriguez. Investigators believe the woman was involved in a violent struggle with Santana and suffered multiple injuries leading to her death.

Officers found a blue Scion they believed Santana was driving near Valley View Boulevard and Washington Avenue on Wednesday.

Santana is expected to be booked into the Clark County Detention Center on one count of murder.

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