Teenager whose & # 39; face was seriously mutilated in a house fire that killed his cousin when he was a toddler & # 39; is arrested for killing a man, 47, and dumping his body in a sleeping bag in the desert
- Michael Miller 19 from Las Vegas is charged with murder for the deadly shooting of Raul Salazar, 47, whose body was found Friday near a desert road
- Miller suffered debilitating facial scars during a house fire that killed his 4-year-old cousin when he was three years old
- Salazar's body was found on September 20 in a desert area off Lake Mead Boulevard on Pablo Road
- Miller will appear in court on Friday at 8.30 a.m.
The Las Vegas Police arrested 19-year-old Michael Miller on Wednesday and accused him of murdering a 47-year-old family of men who said Miller was living together at the time
The Las Vegas police have arrested a teenager who, according to them, shot and killed a 47-year-old man before putting his body in a sleeping bag and leaving it on the side of a desert road.
Police arrested 19-year-old Michael Miller on Wednesday and charged him with the murder of Raul Salazar.
Miller's friends and family say he lived with Salazar at the time of the 47-year-old murder, according to 8 news now.
Miller's face was seriously deformed when he was hit by a house fire in July 2003, killing his four-year-old cousin when he was only three years old.
The children accidentally lit the fire while playing with a cigarette lighter according to the Las Vegas Review Journal.
Emergency services with Red Rock Search & Rescue searched for a missing person on Friday when they discovered the body of Salazar in a desert area off Lake Mead Boulevard near Pablo Road.
Raul Salazar's body was found Friday in a sleeping bag that lay in a desert area off Lake Mead Boulevard off Pablo Road in Las Vegas
The victim died of multiple gunshot wounds, according to the Clark County coroner's office, who ruled death as a murder.
Miller's uncle, Robert Miller, said his cousin was homeless for part of his childhood and lived on the east side of the Las Vegas valley.
He said that Salazar did not match the description of one of Michael & # 39; s friends.
Judicial information shows that Michael is scheduled to appear in court on Friday at 8.30 a.m.
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