Las Vegas man charged with attacking, killing mom on Mother’s Day

Aaron Cooney, 49, is charged with open murder after allegedly stabbing his mother multiple times at a Las Vegas residence on Mother's Day. He has a lengthy criminal record.

A Las Vegas man is accused of stabbing his mother “multiple times,” killing her, on Mother’s Day.

Aaron Cooney, 49, is charged with open murder after allegedly stabbing his mother, whom police have not named as of Monday.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) officers on Sunday responded to reports of an unresponsive female at a residence on the 1600 block of Caprino Avenue.

They located Cooney’s mother upon arrival and she had multiple stab wounds, LVMPD said in a press release.

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Aaron Cooney mugshot

Aaron Cooney, 49, is charged with open murder after allegedly stabbing his mother, whom police have not named as of Monday. (LVMPD)

Medical personnel pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

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Cooney’s lengthy criminal record includes first-degree kidnapping, domestic battery, grand larceny auto, battery with a deadly weapon, burglary, and drug possession, according to Clark County records.

1600 block of Caprino Avenue

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) officers on Sunday responded to reports of an unresponsive female at a residence on the 1600 block of Caprino Avenue. (Google Maps)

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Authorities are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact LVMPD at (702) 828-3521 or via email at [email protected]. Anonymous tipsters can call (702) 385-5555.

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