Man arrested in Vegas sledgehammer killing

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LAS VEGAS (CNN Newsource) — Las Vegas police said they’ve caught the man accused of killing a stranger with a sledgehammer.

36-year-old Clinton Taylor appeared in court Friday.

Police said early Thursday morning they got a 911 call from a screaming woman who was at a laundromat.

When officers arrived on scene they found the woman had been beaten to death in a random attack.

The suspect was found not far from the scene, covered in blood and with a sledgehammer.

Taylor allegedly told police the woman wanted him to “smash” her.

He’s charged with murder and is being held without bail.

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