A lady accused of operating over and killing a Las Vegas-area nail salon proprietor who’d been chasing her over an unpaid bill has been arrested in Arizona, police say.
Krystal Whipple, 21, was arrested by an FBI activity drive Friday in Glendale, Arizona, after a roughly two-week investigation, Las Vegas police stated.
The arrest comes days after police released surveillance video displaying a automotive run over the salon owner final month in the enterprise’s parking zone within the Las Vegas Valley.
Police say Whipple acquired a manicure at Crystal Nails on the afternoon of Dec. 29 and then tried to pay the invoice — $35, based on KSNV — with a bank card. When the cost didn’t undergo, she allegedly stated she’d get cash from her automotive.
However Whipple started to drive away, and the owner and her husband ran outdoors to try to stop her, police say.
Surveillance video exhibits the owner operating in front of the automotive and momentarily placing her palms on the hood as her husband grabs at the automotive from the again.
The proprietor “was thrown beneath the car” because the automotive accelerated out of the parking zone, Las Vegas police Lt. Ray Spencer stated.
She was taken to a hospital, the place she died, Spencer stated.
Whipple was arrested after a Las Vegas-based mostly activity drive together with a number of police departments and the FBI discovered that she is perhaps in Arizona and passed the knowledge to the FBI in Phoenix, police stated. They gave no additional particulars.