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Police: Purse missing from home where 75-year-old woman found dead

Updated Thursday, May 23, 2013 | 12:59 p.m.

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Photo of a purse Metro Police say is similar to one missing from the home where 75-year-old Jean Main was found shot to death Tuesday in the 8000 block of Green Pasture Avenue, near Lone Mountain Road and Durango Drive.

The death of elderly woman found in a northwest Las Vegas house on Tuesday has been ruled a homicide by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

The woman, identified as 75-year-old Jean Main, died of a gunshot wound to the head, the Coroner’s Office said.

Main was found about 11 a.m. Tuesday at a house in the 8000 block of Green Pasture Avenue, near Lone Mountain Road and Durango Drive.

Police said today they are looking for anybody with knowledge about a dark blue sedan seen in the area early Tuesday morning.

Main's purse was also taken from the home, police said. Metro released a photo of what the purse looked like when it was new.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Metro's Homicide Section at 828-3521 or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 385-5555 or online at crimestoppersofnv.com.

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