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November 25, 2014

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Woman dies after stabbing; police ID suspect

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Nathan Benson

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Nathan Benson

Fatal stabbing

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Police are searching for a man they describe as armed and dangerous after a woman was found lying in a roadway with stab wounds early Sunday.

The woman was taken to University Medical Center, where she later died.

About 12:10 a.m. Sunday, Metro Police received reports of a woman bleeding in the 6300 block of Greyhawk Avenue. Police said a physical altercation between the victim and the suspect, Nathan Benson, 27, led to the attack.

Police describe Benson as white, 5 feet 5 inches tall and about 130 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He has tattoos depicting skulls on his upper right arm and the numbers "702" on his upper left arm.

Anyone with any information about the attack is urged to contact the Metro Police homicide unit at 828-3521, or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 385-5555 or through www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

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  1. Agreeing with what someone else said....revolving door Las Vegas repeat offender. Even if this guy gets arrested he'll just get cleaned up for a day or two, a good meal and a clean bed in hotel Las Vegas behind bars.

    Dear Las Vegas politicians and officials, How can you get rid of habitual offenders like this in Vegas so women can walk down a street without fear of getting stabbed and left for dead in a street?

  2. Quick, let's have everyone register their knives. That will make us all safer.