The boy was identified by police on Monday as 7-year-old Liam Husted of San Jose
他的母亲, Samantha Moreno Rodriguez
, 35, 原为 taken into custody in Denver by a task force led by the FBI
, Las Vegas police said
. She was booked into jail on one count of open murder
, according to the release and online jail records from Denver
It is unclear whether Rodriguez has an attorney. 根据新闻稿, authorities are seeking her extradition to Las Vegas.
CNN has reached out to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department for more details.
Husted’s body was found by hikers on May 28 in the area of Mountain Springs Trailhead off Nevada State Route
160, 根据警察声明. The area is about
25 miles southwest of downtown Las Vegas
Investigators had released a sketch
接着 enhanced images from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to help in the search for the boys identity
The FBI had offered a reward of up to $ 10,000 for information leading to the identity of the boy or anyone involved in his murder.
It is unclear whether the reward was claimed, and the FBI did not immediately respond to CNN’s request for more information.