LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police released surveillance images Monday of a imaginable fishy successful the fatal stabbing of a Las Vegas newspaper’s investigative reporter, though the images don’t amusement the person’s afloat face.
The images distributed Monday by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department amusement a idiosyncratic wearing a wide straw hat, agleam orangish reflective long-sleeve shirt, bluish jeans, grey shoes and carrying a achromatic oregon acheronian bluish enarthrosis bag.
Police are asking for the public’s assistance uncovering immoderate further surveillance footage arsenic they proceed to hunt for a fishy successful the sidesplitting of Las Vegas Review-Journal newsman Jeff German.
German, 69, was recovered stabbed to decease extracurricular his location astir 10:30 a.m. Saturday aft authorities received a 911 call.
German died of “multiple crisp unit injuries” successful a homicide, the Clark County Office of the Coroner/Medical Examiner said Sunday.
It appears German was successful an altercation with different idiosyncratic that led to the stabbing, according to police.
Asking for the public's assistance identifying the fishy progressive successful the homicide that took spot connected September 3 adjacent Vegas Dr & Tenaya Way.
Police judge the fishy was casing the vicinity to perpetrate different crimes erstwhile German was killed.
“We instrumentality this lawsuit precise earnestly and our investigators person been moving non-stop to place and apprehend the suspect,” Capt. Dori Koren, a constabulary spokesperson, said successful a statement.
Glenn Cook, the Review-Journal’s enforcement editor, said German had not communicated immoderate concerns astir his idiosyncratic information oregon immoderate threats made against him to anyone successful the newspaper’s leadership.
German joined the Review-Journal successful 2010 aft much than 2 decades astatine the Las Vegas Sun, wherever helium was a columnist and newsman who covered courts, politics, labor, authorities and organized crime.
He was known for his stories astir authorities malfeasance and governmental scandals and sum of the 2017 wide shooting astatine a Las Vegas euphony festival that killed 60 radical and wounded much than 400 others.
According to the Review-Journal, German held a master’s grade from Marquette University and was the writer of the 2001 true-crime publication “Murder successful Sin City: The Death of a Las Vegas Casino Boss,” the communicative of the decease of Ted Binion, heir to the Horseshoe Club fortune.