Charles Pierce, 25, called police regarding a fight he had with someone he did not know, according to police. (Source: Henderson PD)
HENDERSON, NV (FOX5) -
A man whom police say called 911 about fighting with another person who wound up dead is expected appeared in a Henderson court room on Thursday.
Charles Pierce, 25, had his charges read during an initial hearing in Henderson Justice Court.
There was no bail set and Pierce is due back in a couple of weeks.
Police said Pierce was arrested early Wednesday after he contacted dispatchers regarding a fight he had with a man he did not know. Pierce, as police said, told 911 operators the other person in the fight was not moving.
Officers located a body of a man in his 30s or 40s near some bushes in the 100 block of W. Basic Road, according to police.
Police were still looking into whether the suspect knew the victim before the incident. The Clark County Coroner's Office is expected to release the name of the victim and his cause of death.
The incident resulted in the fourth homicide in Henderson this year, according to police.
Stay tuned to FOX5 for the latest on this developing story.
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