Why do fugitives come to Las Vegas?
What makes the gaming mecca so attractive?
Do they really think they can they can lost within the glitter and the glitz and go undetected?
Or do they have a death wish?
Some might fly below the radar for awhile, like Reinhold Neumann, and may even think they have beat the system. Neumann was even working in a Las Vegas Casino.
Although he seems to have been blessed with chameleon like appearance, his luck finally ran out in Las Vegas.
Mega German defrauder, Ulrich Felix Anton Engler, was busted in Las Vegas. He was on the run for over 5 years.
Murderous fugitive Michael Hall, from Arizona, who killed his girlfriend, was found in Las Vegas.
Darren Crockett, who nearly killed someone, was found in – you guessed it – Las Vegas.
For some fugitives, Las Vegas is their last stop before going to their final resting place. Literally.
Thomas Mars Domagala, a convicted felon from Arizona, was wanted in connection with numerous burglaries. He was killed by U.S. Marshals in North Las Vegas.
Just last week, right after the New Year, yet another violent fugitive was located in Las Vegas.
Narada K’fonse Goodrum was wanted for murdering his pregnant wife.
As many other fugitives do, he made his way to Las Vegas and holed up in a hotel.
U.S. Marshals and Police were hot on his tail.
When they arrived to serve the murder warrant, he fled.
Realizing he would be going to jail for a very long time, he took his own life. He ended his life only hours before his wife’s funeral.
So why do fugitives come to Las Vegas?
No one knows for sure but they will continue to come and they will continue to be taken out, one way or another.