2 charged with murder in Laughlin casino brawl

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Two men are charged with execution aft a brawl astatine a Laughlin casino successful July near a antheral dead, according to apprehension warrants released Wednesday.

Julio Arrezola-Rodriguez and David Cruz person been arrested, according to Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Ray Spencer. The dates of their arrests were not available.

Cruz posted bail successful Henderson connected Sept. 21, according to tribunal records. It was unclear wherever Arrezola-Rodriguez was arrested.

Police said some were progressive successful a ample combat extracurricular the Aquarius resort, 1900 S. Casino Drive, successful the aboriginal greeting of July 30.

Police said Alejo Jack Areyan was with a radical of radical that got into a quarrel with different group, which included Cruz and Arrezola-Rodriguez. The groups came unneurotic adjacent the exit of the casino, astatine which constituent Cruz punched different antheral “without provocation.”

That led to a brawl, during which Areyan punched Cruz, according to the warrant. Arrezola-Rodriguez came implicit to assistance and started punching and kicking Areyan, who fell to the ground. After helium was connected the crushed and not moving, Cruz and Arrezola-Rodriguez continued to punch, footwear and stomp connected Areyan’s face. They near him connected the crushed arsenic the combat continued, constabulary said.

Areyan died of blunt unit caput trauma, according to the Mohave County aesculapian examiner, and his decease was ruled a homicide.

Cruz’s preliminary proceeding is acceptable for Jan. 27. Court accusation for Arrezola-Rodriguez was unavailable.

Contact Jonah Dylan astatine jdylan@reviewjournal.com. Follow @TheJonahDylan connected Twitter.

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