UPDATE: The Clark County coroner’s office has released the cause of death for two people who were killed during an attack on the Las Vegas Strip.

Brent Allan Hallet died from a stab wound to the back. Maris Mareen DiGiovanni died from a stab wound to the chest. The manner of death for both individuals was homicide.


LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Clark County coroner’s office has identified two people who were killed following an attack on the Las Vegas Strip.

Brent Allan Hallett, 47; and Maris Mareen DiGiovanni, 30, both of Las Vegas, were identified Thursday evening.

Six other people were injured in the attack, according to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police.

The incident occurred Thursday morning along the Las Vegas Strip near Spring Mountain Road.

Police said the suspect, who is now in custody, used a large knife during the attack.

Surveillance video of the suspect was released during a news conference on Thursday afternoon. His identity has not been released by the police.

The other victims involved in Thursday’s attack include four people being treated at UMC and two others being treated at Sunrise hospital.

The investigation resulted in the closure of freeway ramps, Las Vegas Boulevard, Spring Mountain Road, and Sands Avenue. All lanes were reopened by 6 p.m.