LVPD: Widow of Sgt Nathan Paet Arrested For Murder of Her Husband

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Guam – The following is the media release from the Las Vegas Police Department on the arrest of Michelle Paet in the murder of her husband, Nathan Paet:

Michelle Paet, the Widow of  Sgt. Nathan Paet, Arrested for the Murder of Her Husband:

On December 9, 2010, a Warrant of Arrest was issued by Clark County Courts for Michelle Paet. The warrant charged Michelle Paet, 29 years of age, with Murder with a Deadly Weapon, Conspiracy to Commit Murder and Conspiracy to Commit Burglary. Michelle was arrested later that day and is being held at the Clark County Detention Center without bail. A photograph of Michelle Paet is attached.

The murder was apparently motivated by greed. The suspects allegedly believed they would profit from SSgt. Paet’s death.
Additional arrests for this murder are anticipated.

Anyone with information about this crime or these suspects is urged to call either the Homicide Section at 828-3521 or Crime Stoppers at 385-5555.