Las Vegas Police Lieutenant Kills Wife and Child in Apparent Double Murder-Suicide

LAS VEGAS DOUBLE MURDER-SUICIDE: A Las Vegas police lieutenant, his wife and child were found dead in an apparent double murder-suicide and arson at a home in Boulder City. The police officer’s identity was not disclosed, pending positive identification and the release of names by the Clark County coroner’s office. According to Clark County assessor records, the home is owned by Hans Walters.

Boulder City police arrived at the home after a call at 8:20 a.m. and found the homeowner with a handgun in the doorway of the burning house. He then retreated back inside the home and committed suicide.