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Police: Las Vegas man used 3 knives to kill wife

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A Las Vegas man told detectives that he used three knives to kill his wife in their apartment Friday afternoon, according to an arrest report.

Las Vegas Metro police said 40-year-old Richard Dahan, in bloody clothes, walked into the department's northwest area command office on West Cheyenne Avenue just before 3 p.m. Friday and said he had stabbed his wife to death. They said three officers went to Dahan's apartment on Vegas Drive, broke down the door and found the body of 28-year-old Daisy Dahan on the kitchen floor.

According to the arrest report, Richard Dahan told investigators that his relationship with his wife had become strained in recent months and she had begun asking for a divorce, to which he objected.

Richard Dahan told police, according to the report, that on Friday, that his wife again asked for a divorce and asked him to sign the paperwork. He said he became very angry, grabbed a knife from the dishwasher and stabbed his wife in her neck. He said he then wrestled his wife to the floor and stabbed her again. He said he then grabbed a small cleaver and hit Daisy Dahan in the head. He said he then grabbed a third knife and stabbed his wife in her stomach and mouth.

Richard Dahan was charged with murder deadly weapon. He was being held in the Clark County Detention Center.

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