California Police Arrest Suspects in Murder of Las Vegas Woman

Officers in Palmdale on June 1 arrested two suspects in connection with the murder of a woman in the northwest part of Las Vegas, according to KVVU-TV.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said it assisted in the arrests when LAPD officers pursued four men who crashed their car and fled in Palmdale. They were taken into custody without incident.


Sheri Aoyagi, Stan Aoyagi, Kamari Colllins


The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police identified the suspects as 18-year-old Kamari Collins and a 17-year-old juvenile. LVMP detectives went to Palmdale immediately to begin the extradition process.

Clark County medical examiners identified the 60-year-old victim, who died from a gunshot wound to the chest, as Sheri Aoyagi, a United Airlines flight attendant.

On May 30 at about 3:25 p.m. LVMPD patrol officers were dispatched to a residence

located in the 6400 block of Morley Avenue, near Smoke Ranch Road and Torrey Pines Drive, to investigate reports that a woman had been shot. Arriving officers located Aoyagi and medical personnel declared her deceased at the scene. The victims’ house had been ransacked.

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