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May 14, 2013 12:47 PM by NBC News

Nevada police have "person of interest" in custody following discovery of four bodies

UPDATE: North Lyon County Fire Chief Darryl Cleveland says the fire that started at the home in Jessica Lane was arson. He says it was started with paper and wood inside a car parked in the garage.


UPDATE: Tuesday Morning, News 4 spoke with the owner of "Mustang Market" from the Chevron right down the road from where the body was found.

The owner says the victim, whose body was found on the side of the road near the Mustang Exit, worked at the market and never showed up to open the store at 5 a.m.

FERNLEY, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) - Lyon County sheriff's detectives say they've found at least four people dead.

Lyon County investigators say a man and a woman were found dead at a house on Jessica Lane, while another man and woman were found dead at a house around the corner on Tamsen Road. One of the homes does have fire damage, and the fire was said to be intentionally set.

Lyon County Undersheriff Albert Torres says they do have a Person of Interest in custody. That man was arrested around 4pm after he ran to a house two houses west of the Tamsen Road home where the two were found dead. He was tackled by Lyon County SWAT and taken into custody.

No motive or cause of death has been made public.

Lyon County investigators tell News 4 that this incident might be related to the body found earlier today on Interstate 80 at Mustang.

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