LAS VEGAS (KLAS)– Las Vegas Metro police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect related to the deadly stabbing of local investigative reporter Jeff German.

Jeff German, investigative reporter for the Las Vegas Review-Journal. (Elizabeth Brumley/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Police said on Sept. 3, around 10:30 a.m., they found German, 69, unresponsive outside his home on Bronze Circle, near Tenaya Way and Vegas Drive. Arriving officers and medical personnel pronounced him dead at the scene.

Police released images of a suspect with a wide-brimmed hat, wearing an orange shirt, and carrying a bag. It’s believed the suspect possibly cased the area to commit other crimes before the homicide occurred.

Police are urging anyone in the area who might have security cameras to check their video footage on Friday, Sept. 2 between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. to see if they have images of this suspect.

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-7777, or by email at To remain anonymous, you can also contact Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.