LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- One person is dead after a stabbing incident in the east valley late Monday night.
About 9:30 p.m. on September 14, Las Vegas police were called to a reported homicide inside an apartment complex in the 3800 block of Mountain Vista, near Twain Avenue.
Police located a dead man lying on the ground inside an apartment, according to a release sent Tuesday. Officers identified Christian Yates, 30, as the suspect. Police took Yates into custody without incident and transported to the Clark County Detention Center on one count of Open Murder.
Homicide detectives are investigating. The victim was identified by the Clark County Coroner's Office as 63-year-old Bobbie Ray Wingate from Las Vegas. Wingate died of stab wounds to the chest and his death was ruled a homicide. Police said Wingate was Yate's roommate.
Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555.