A woman accused of involvement with the killing of a Las Vegas nail salon manager after a dispute over a $35 bill was arrested by federal authorities in Arizona on Friday, police said.
Krystal Whipple, 21, was taken into custody in connection with the death of 51-year-old Ngoc Q. Nguyen, Las Vegas police said.
"The Las Vegas Criminal Apprehension Team developed information on the whereabouts of Whipple," according to a statement by Las Vegas Metro Police.
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"That information was passed to the FBI Phoenix Violent Crime Task Force who located Whipple and took her into custody without incident a short time ago."
The confrontation happened on Dec. 29 when a customer got her nails done at Crystal Nails but her credit card was declined for the $35 bill, police said.
The customer said she would go out to her car to find another form of payment, but instead took off — with her vehicle dragging the pursuing nail salon manager, Nguyen, authorities said. Nguyen was taken to a hospital where she died a short time later.
A stolen rental car believed to have been the vehicle driven by the customer was found a few blocks away.