Police Say Casino Worker Killed Girl, 10
Family friend also accused of slashing Bellagio co-worker
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Dec 29, 2012 8:00 AM CST
This undated photo provided by the Las Vegas Police Department shows Jade Morris.   (Uncredited)

(Newser) – Police suspect that a casino worker killed a 10-year-old girl before going to a Las Vegas resort and allegedly slashing the face of a co-worker with razor blades. The search for young Jade Morris ended yesterday afternoon when officials confirmed that it was her body that was found a day earlier in an undeveloped housing tract. She died of multiple stab wounds. Jade was last seen Dec. 21 with family friend Brenda Stokes Wilson, who picked her up to go Christmas shopping.

Wilson, 50, returned the car she had borrowed for the outing to a friend two hours later, but Jade never came back. Later that night, Wilson was wrestled to the ground with razors in each hand after allegedly slashing the face of a female co-worker at the Bellagio casino. A judge raised her bail to $600,000 yesterday morning after she was identified as the prime suspect in the child's killing. Police didn't release a motive, but Jade's grandfather thinks Wilson was a jilted lover. She had dated the girl's father for years, and the woman she attacked at the casino had apparently struck up a romantic relationship with him.

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Dec 29, 2012 12:35 PM CST
n words.
Dec 29, 2012 11:19 AM CST
Lesbians have been known to use knives and razors in the past. Black Females stereotypically carry razors and slash their targets. Before you start a rampage, read the stats. I did not make this up ! My years, witnesses and experiances have confirmed this. I guess now Shick or Gilette will be sued and blamed. Ban the Neardmaster! Demand dull blades. Raise Taxes, etc., ~Rick Magee, FL
Dec 29, 2012 9:27 AM CST
If they'd just ban knifes and razor blades this tragedy would never had happened.