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Coroner identifies woman found beaten in west side apartment

Marvin Moran
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Updated: 6/16/2014 10:00 am
LAS VEGAS (KSNV -- A woman found beaten to death Friday morning in a west side apartment complex has been identified by the Clark County coroner.

After receiving a phone call from residents, Metro patrol officers discovered that Las Vegas resident Iris Moran, 37, was unresponsive after a severe beating in the 2600 block of S. Durango Drive. She died a short time later. The cause and manner of death are pending an autopsy, the coroner's office said.

Metro homicide detectives responded and conducted a preliminary investigation. They learned that the homicide was domestic related and as a result, 36-year-old Marvin Moran was arrested. Moran has been charged with first-degree murder and kidnapping and is being held in the Clark County Detention Center.

The event was the 60th Metro homicide investigation this year.

The investigation into this incident remains ongoing. Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact Metro's Homicide Section at (702) 828-3521. To remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555 or on the internet at


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