Suspect in the Murder of Two Vietnamese Tourists in Las Vegas Hotel Arrested
A man behind the killing of two Vietnamese tourists at the Circus Circus Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, was arrested in California by a criminal apprehension team with the assistance of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Julius Trotter was arrested in Chino Hills, California, on Thursday morning after a car chase, according to 3News.
The 31-year-old suspect was reportedly responsible for stabbing two Vietnamese tourists, 38-year-old Sang Boi Nghia and her 30-year-old co-worker Khuong Ba Le Nguyen, inside their Las Vegas hotel room on June 1. Authorities found them dead when they both failed to show up for a Grand Canyon tour.
Las Vegas Police Lt. Ray Spencer told the media on Wednesday that the motive appeared to be burglary, ABC News reported.
In a surveillance video Spencer showed during the press conference, Trotter was seen heading up the hotel through an elevator around 4 a.m. on Friday. He then entered the elevator again at about 4:45 a.m., but this time with a backpack believed to belong to one of the victims.
Trotter is facing five charges, including two counts of murder and two counts of robbery in Clark County.
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