On March 29, 2013 at approximately 8:57 p.m. the LVMPD Dispatch Center received a call from 43 year-old Joseph McManus reporting he discovered his parents deceased inside their home in the 4300 block of Cottontail Lane.
Patrol Officers arrived at the scene and discovered an adult male and female with apparent gunshot wounds. The male victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. The female victim was transported to Sunrise Trauma where she later died from her injuries. Initial reports indicated the husband shot his wife then turned the firearm on himself.
An investigation into the incident by the Homicide Section indicates that Joseph McManus shot the victims during an altercation inside the residence. Joseph McManus was arrested and booked into the Clark County Detention Center for two counts of Murder with Deadly Weapon Victim over 60 Years of Age.
A mugshot of Joseph McManus accompanies this press release. The identity of the victims as well as the cause and manner of death will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office. This incident remains under Investigation. Anyone with information regarding this
homicide is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section at 828-3521 or to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 385-5555 or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.