LAS VEGAS >>Police say a husband is dead and his wife is facing a murder charge after a Christmas Eve shooting ended in fatal gunfire in a room at a downtown Las Vegas casino hotel.
Officer Michael Rodriguez said Friday that 34-year old Maria Escalante was arrested after police were called a little before 10:15 p.m. Thursday to the Plaza Hotel and Casino.
Police say Escalante’s husband was shot multiple times and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Clark County coroner didn’t immediately release his name.
Jail records show that Escalante is being held without bail pending an initial court appearance on murder and child abuse and endangerment charges.
It wasn’t immediately clear if she had a lawyer.
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allie’s bedroom is the safest place to be?
Probably family squabble over loss of money gambling? It could happen? Not betting person, my visits to Vegas has been on business or class ’44 reunions.
Did they smartphones back then in 1944?
cojef, you might be right. Husband might’ve lost a ton of money, or maybe another love triangle member got involved in Sin City. Time will tell.
Wife might’ve lost too much in the casinos.
They don’t call Las Vegas the Sin City for nothing.
Taking the good with the bad in Vegas.
Women are just as capable as men to commit a heinous crime. So don’t give me any crocodile tears in court, ladies.