The Las Vegas police arrest the blood-soaked man, 38, armed with a SLEDGEHAMMER suspected of killing a woman he didn't even know well when she called 911 about him
- The Las Vegas police said they had found Clinton E. Taylor who was covered in blood and wore a sledgehammer at the age of 36
- He was covered in blood when he was picked up less than a mile from the laundromat where an unknown woman was found dead
- The woman had called 911 to report that she had seen a sledgehammer-waving man outside the laundromat and yelled just before the call ended abruptly
- Investigators said the fatal attack seemed random and they didn't believe Taylor knew the woman
Clinton E. Taylor, 36, was arrested Thursday in Las Vegas in the suspected cavalry murder of a woman in a local laundromat
The Las Vegas police have arrested a sledgehammer-waving man suspected of murdering a random woman in a local laundry Thursday morning.
The unknown woman called 911 around 5 am Thursday while she was washing clothes in a laundromat near Washington Avenue and Rancho Drive, according to KVVU TV.
The victim told the alarm center that there was a man with a sledgehammer outside the company.
She heard shouts on the phone before the conversation suddenly ended.
Minutes later the police arrived on the spot and found the woman lying dead outside the front doors of the laundromat.
Some time later, the police found a man, identified as Clinton E. Taylor, 36, who carried a sledgehammer while walking the streets less than a mile from the crime scene.
Researchers said that Taylor was covered in blood. He was arrested and charged with suspicion of murder.
The unknown woman called 911 around 5 am Thursday after allegedly seeing a man armed with a sledgehammer walking outside the launderette at Washington Avenue and Rancho Drive where she was washing clothes that morning
Investigators said the fatal attack seems random and they don't believe Taylor knew the woman he is suspected of killing
Investigators said it doesn't seem like Taylor knew the victim and her fatal attack seemed random.
The office of the Clark County coroner is waiting to make sure that the relatives of the woman are contacted before releasing her name.
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