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Police say young man killed girlfriend, then himself

August 17, 2018

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas Metro police say a 25-year-old man killed his live-in girlfriend on Thursday before fatally turning the gun on himself.

Police say the suspect is Diosdan Benitez-Cruz. Police didn’t identify the girlfriend, but the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports it is 20-year-old Claudia Cordero-Garcia.

The paper says Cordero-Garcia told her family two days prior to the shooting that she was going to leave Benitez-Cruz.

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