Sad News: Mother's Boyfriend Booked for Murder of Missing Toddler


On May 5, 2021, the LVMPD received a report of a missing 2-year-old boy, Amari Nicholson at an apartment complex at 3684 Paradise Rd. After the initial investigation, it was clear that the circumstances of Amari’s disappearance were suspicious. Because of this, the LVMPD brought in all available resources, including the Homicide Section.


As the investigation progressed, detectives developed 27-year-old Terrell Rhodes as the primary suspect.

Today, May 11, Terrell Rhodes was arrested for the murder of Amari Nicholson. He was booked into the Clark County Detention Center for open murder. Additional charges are forthcoming.

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521, or by email at Toremain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or on the internet at

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