LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A G-league Stockton Kings basketball participant and his girlfriend are accused of killing a lady who had been reported lacking, in accordance with Las Vegas Metro Police.

Likelihood Comanche, 27, and Sakari Harnden, 19, are anticipated to face an open homicide cost. The stays of Marayna Rodgers, 23, had been positioned in a desert space in Henderson, simply exterior of Las Vegas, police mentioned.

Photo of Chance Comanche (left) provided by Associated Press. Photo of Sakari Harnden (right) provided by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

Photograph of Likelihood Comanche (left) supplied by Related Press. Photograph of Sakari Harnden (proper) supplied by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Division

Rodgers, a medical assistant from Washington state, had been reported lacking. Loved ones told 8 News Now Investigators that she was last seen on Dec. 6 throughout a go to to Las Vegas with associates. Police mentioned she was reported lacking on the afternoon of Dec. 7.

Marayna Rodgers, 23, was last seen on Dec. 6, according to loved ones. (KLAS)

Marayna Rodgers, 23, was final seen on Dec. 6, in accordance with family members. (KLAS)

Police realized that Rodgers was out with associates on Dec. 5 and had a pre-arranged assembly with Harnden, who would convey her boyfriend, in accordance with a information launch. Detectives suspected foul play and obtained proof to arrest Comanche and Harnden, police mentioned.

Comanche was taken into custody on Friday by a California FBI Felony Apprehension Staff in reference to the disappearance, 8 Information Now Investigators have realized. He was taken to the Sacramento County Jail after a warrant for first-degree kidnapping was issued in Las Vegas Justice Court docket early Friday morning. He’s anticipated to be extradited to Nevada.

On Friday, the Stockton Kings launched Comanche. A crew spokesperson declined to remark additional on the matter.

The Stockton Kings performed the G-league Ignite on the Greenback Mortgage Heart in Henderson on Dec. 5, the day earlier than family members mentioned that Rodgers disappeared. It’s unclear how lengthy Comanche had been in Las Vegas. The Stockton Kings performed the Rip Metropolis Remix in Portland, Oregon on Dec. 7.

Harnden, 19, was taken into custody on a first-degree kidnapping cost on Dec. 13, as 8 Information Now Investigators first reported. She was arrested in Las Vegas. As of Sunday morning, she remained in a downtown Las Vegas jail with $500,000 bail.

Family members instructed 8 Information Now Investigators that Rodgers had a very good job and would by no means depart her household again residence in Washington state or abandon the canines she had dropped at Las Vegas.

A prison criticism for the kidnapping cost in opposition to Harnden said that she held or detained Rodgers in opposition to her will and with out her consent for the aim of killing her and/or inflicting bodily hurt.

Las Vegas Justice Court docket Choose Diana Sullivan set Harnden’s bail at $500,000 on Dec. 14, in accordance with courtroom data. Situations included high-level digital monitoring. It additionally famous for the “State to inform the Court docket instantly if the alleged sufferer is positioned alive.”

Choose Sullivan had additionally issued the arrest warrant for Comanche.

Comanche is scheduled to seem in courtroom on Tuesday afternoon in Sacramento County courtroom, jail data confirmed.

In a separate case, additionally in Las Vegas Justice Court docket, Harnden confronted a theft cost. She was accused of stealing at the very least one Rolex, in accordance with a prison criticism. The theft cost gave the impression to be unrelated to the kidnapping case.

Harnden declined an interview with 8 Information Now Investigators. She is represented by a public defender, data confirmed. A preliminary listening to for the kidnapping cost is scheduled for Dec. 28. A standing verify for the theft cost is scheduled for Dec. 19.

The Dock Ellis Basis, a Las Vegas group that advocates for households of lacking and murdered individuals of shade, despatched the next assertion to eight Information Now Investigators:

“The Dock Ellis Basis will proceed to observe up on the case of Marayna Rodgers. It is a very traumatic state of affairs for our group, her household and associates. To her household you’ve got the Dock Ellis Basis’s deepest sympathies throughout this troublesome time.

Once more we’re asking for the group to proceed praying for all who’re lacking or murdered, due to your dedication Maryana Rodgers will get justice.”

Anybody with data is urged to name the LVMPD Murder Part by cellphone at (702) 828-3521 or e-mail at homicide@lvmpd.com.

Suggestions might be submitted anonymously by means of Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.

To achieve investigative reporter Vanessa Murphy, e-mail vmurphy@8newsnow.com.

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