Las Vegas police searched the nail salon on Monday for a customer they said used a stolen car to run a manicurist after the suspect did not pay $ 35 -Note had paid.
Authorities say The unidentified woman got a manicure on Saturday at Crystal Nails and Spa, about one and a half kilometers from the Las Vegas Strip, but her credit card was declined as she tried to pay. Ray Spencer, the Las Vegas police, said the woman went to her car and told the workers that she would come back with another form of pay. Instead, she tried to drive away.
The manicurist, identified as 51
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. Nguyen's family tells Fox 5 that the manicurist, also known as "Annie," a Vietnamese refugee is alone three daughters. She had traveled to Las Vegas two years ago. She ran the spa with her boyfriend Sonny.
"It was very sad to know that she lost her life for some money," said Josh, a witness working in a neighboring business. "It's Hard to Pack My Thoughts."
Spencer said the car was a rental car that had been stolen three weeks ago. The car was abandoned in a nearby apartment complex.
The police said they investigated death as a murder. The suspect was described as a white woman in her mid 20s. The investigators examined a surveillance video to identify them.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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