Woman who ran over and killed Vegas manicurist to skip out on $35 bill is booked into Las Vegas jail

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A woman sought for almost two weeks by authorities in Las Vegas after allegedly skipping out on a $35 manicure and using a stolen car to run over and kill a salon worker who tried to stop her has been extradited to Nevada following her arrest in Arizona, police said Friday.

On January 11, Krystal Whipple, 21, was taken into custody by a team of Phoenix-area fugitive hunters involving local police, county investigators and FBI agents, Las Vegas law enforcement said.

Saturday - Whipple - Judge - Maricopa - County

Last Saturday, Whipple appeared before a judge in Maricopa County, Arizona following her arrest in Glendale.

During her court appearance, Whipple signed a waiver of extradition, allowing authorities to return her to Nevada without any additional court appearances in Arizona.

Whipple - Clark - County - Detention - Center

Whipple was booked into the Clark County Detention Center on Friday, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

She was booked without bail.

Whipple - Surveillance - Footage - Las - Vegas

Whipple was caught on surveillance footage fatally running over a Las Vegas manicurist, Ngoc Q. Nguyen, 51, after she allegedly tried to skip out on paying for a manicure on December 29.

In the horrifying moment caught on video, the mom-of-three was dragged 50 feet across a Las Vegas parking lot and killed by the customer who refused to pay $35 for acrylic nails, according to the arrest warrant.

Whipple - Manicure - Credit - Card

After Whipple's manicure, she tried to pay with a credit card that was repeatedly declined.

She then told the salon workers that she was going to her car to retrieve the money, police said.

Nguyen - Whipple - Engine - Car

That was when Nguyen noticed Whipple starting the engine of a rental car.

Nguyen rushed toward the vehicle and jumped in front of the car in an attempt to stop Whipple.

Court - Records - Whipple - Charges - Murder

According to court records, Whipple faces charges of murder with a deadly weapon, burglary and robbery with a deadly weapon.

Court records indicated she was scheduled to appear for an...
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