LAS VEGAS, Nev. (702 Times, NV Globe) – After discovering human remains in a barrel that afternoon, Las Vegas police detained a suspect Tuesday evening.
Ryan Bentley, 43, was apprehended just after 8:30 p.m. On a charge of murder with a deadly weapon, he was arrested at Tenaya Way and Washington Avenue.
The man went missing on November 3, over a month before his bones were discovered in a barrel near Palm Street and East Quail Avenue. Following the discovery of the bodies, Bentley was “immediately” recognized as a suspect, according to authorities.
The Clark County coroner’s office will announce the victim’s identity as well as the cause of death.
There were no more information revealed.
Anyone with information regarding this event is asked to call the LVMPD Homicide Section at 702-828-3521 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 to remain anonymous.
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