Las Vegas — Las Vegas police searched Monday for a girl accused of utilizing a stolen automotive to run over and kill a nail salon employee after failing to pay for a $35 manicure. The Clark County Coroner’s Workplace recognized the manicurist as 51-year-old Ngoc Q. Nguyen of Backyard Grove, California, and stated the reason for demise was a number of blunt-force accidents.
Police had been making an attempt to determine the suspect and had been investigating the crime as a homicide, Officer Larry Hadfield stated. The girl bought a manicure Saturday at a salon a couple of mile and a half from the Las Vegas Strip, however her bank card was declined when she went to pay.
The girl went to her automotive, telling salon staff she would come again to pay one other manner however then tried to drive away, in response to police Lt. Ray Spencer.
The manicurist ran in entrance of the automotive to attempt to cease the lady from driving off however was hit by the automobile, police stated. The girl drove away, and Nguyen was taken to a hospital, the place she died. A GoFundMe web page for Nguyen, which stated she was the mom of three women, had raised greater than $10,000 by Tuesday.
Sonny Chung, who stated he lived with Nguyen for 13 years, instructed the Las Vegas Evaluation-Journal that he tried in useless to cease the suspect. “I attempted to carry the automotive again, however I am not Superman,” Chung instructed the newspaper. “She ran off for $35 and killed my spouse — $35 to run my spouse over.”
The suspect was in a rental automotive that had been stolen three weeks in the past, Spencer stated. The automotive was discovered deserted at a close-by house advanced.
Investigators do not imagine the one who rented the automotive was related to the crime and had been reviewing surveillance video to attempt to determine the lady.