Investigators serve search warrants in Las Vegas journalist homicide investigation

Posted at 12:32 PM, September 7, 2022 and last updated 12:32 PM, September 7, 2022

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Investigators are serving search warrants related to the Sept. 3 homicide of local investigative reporter Jeff German, officials with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department confirmed on Wednesday.

Jeff German, investigative reporter, poses for a portrait at the Las Vegas Review-Journal photos studio, in Las Vegas, on Jan. 19, 2017. German was stabbed to death outside his home and police are looking for a suspect, authorities said. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police officers found journalist German dead with stab wounds around 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, after authorities received a 911 call, reported the Las Vegas Review-Journal. (Elizabeth Brumley/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)

German was found stabbed to death outside his Las Vegas home.

In a statement to media, Metro officials didn’t specify where they were searching.

“No further information will be provided at this time,” they said.

In a public update on Tuesday, Capt. Dori Koren shared new photos of a vehicle believed to be connected to German’s killing. Earlier this week, Metro shared photos of a potential suspect who was seen in the area wearing a large-brimmed straw hat and a long-sleeved orange construction shirt.

KTNV reporters are en route to a home believed to be the subject of a search. This is a developing story.

This story was originally published Sept. 7, 2022 by KTNV in Las Vegas, an E.W. Scripps Company.

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