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Police make arrest in West Wendover murder

Police make arrest in West Wendover murder



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(KSL News) A Utah man has been arrested on suspicion of killing a woman in a Nevada hotel room.

The Salt Lake Tribune reports that U.S. Marshals arrested Ernest Kent Simkins yesterday. He's accused of killing a woman last April in the Peppermill Hotel in West Wendover.

Her body was found in a hot tub in one of the hotel's rooms. Simkins was also in the room, and investigators say the woman's injuries were not consistent with his story.

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