Authorities have said that a Las Vegas investigative reporter was fatally stabbed outside of his house, and they are now seeking a suspect in the case.
At around 10:30 in the morning, officers of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department discovered the body of journalist Jeff German, who had been stabbed to death. As reported by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, on Saturday, after the receipt of a call to 911 by law enforcement,
According to the police, it seems that the German guy, who was 69 years old, got involved in an argument with another individual, which led to the stabbing, which is thought to be an isolated event.
At a press conference, Capt. Dori Koren, a spokesperson for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, said during a press conference that the department believes the incident occurred outside of the residence. “We do have some leads. We are on the trail of a suspect. However, the person at this time remains at large.”
Glenn Cook, the executive editor of the Review-Journal, said that German had not shared any worries about his personal safety or any threats that had been made against him with anybody in the leadership of the newspaper. The German’s comments were made by Cook.
In a statement, Cook expressed how devastating it was for the whole Review-Journal family to learn of Jeff’s passing. “He was the epitome of excellence in the field of journalism. It is difficult to imagine what Las Vegas would be like today if he hadn’t spent so many years shedding light on the shadowy parts of the city.
After spending more than twenty years at the Las Vegas Sun, where he worked as a columnist and reporter covering a variety of topics, including politics, labour, government, and organised crime, German began his career at the Review-Journal in 2010.
He was known for his coverage of political scandals and wrongdoings by public officials, as well as the 2017 mass shooting at a music festival in Las Vegas, in which sixty people were killed and more than 400 others were hurt.
According to the Review-Journal, German had a master’s degree from Marquette University and was the author of the true-crime book “Murder in Sin City: The Death of a Las Vegas Casino Boss,” which was published in 2001. The book tells the story of the murder of Ted Binion, who was the heir to the Horseshoe Club fortune. German allegedly held a master’s degree from Marquette University.