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Reno Police Identify Woman Killed at East 4th Street Motel

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Reno police have identified the woman killed at a motel on East 4th Street earlier this month.

Police say 59-year-old Carolyn Jo Smith died during a domestic disturbance at the Lucky Motel on June 15, 2014.

Police say when they arrived, they were met by the suspect, 61-year-old Zollie Dumas, who reported he killed Smith. At that time, he surrendered to authorities on a parole violation.

On June 17th, Dumas was charged with open murder with a deadly weapon.

The Associated Press reports Dumas was previously convicted of fatally stabbing a Henderson woman in 1988 and had been out on parole.

Investigators are still looking for more information in this latest case, and ask anyone who may know more to call Secret Witness at 322-4900, or text your tip to 847411 or go online to www.secretwitness.com



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