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Police searching for man suspected in roommate's killing in east Vegas

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Las Vegas Metro police investigate a possible homicide on Maryland Parkway near Flamingo Road on May 31, 2017. (Luis Marquez/FOX5) Las Vegas Metro police investigate a possible homicide on Maryland Parkway near Flamingo Road on May 31, 2017. (Luis Marquez/FOX5)
Zachary Drey (LVMPD) Zachary Drey (LVMPD)
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Police said a man told his relative that he killed his roommate whose body was found in their apartment in east Las Vegas on Wednesday.

According to Las Vegas Metro police, officers were informed at about 2:45 a.m. of a possible homicide. Lt. Dan McGrath, of Metro, stated a person was concerned after being told by a family member that he killed his roommate.

Police tried to make contact with that person. It wasn't until about 5 a.m. that officers were able to find an apartment complex tied to the reported incident. 

Officers arrived in the 3800 block of South Maryland Parkway to find a sliding door to an apartment slightly open. They located the body of a man who sustained apparent stab wounds.

Police said they are seeking the victim's roommate, who was identified as 25-year-old Zachary Drey. Drey was described as a white man, approximately 6'0" tall, 150 to 160 pounds, with red hair and green eyes. 

Drey should be considered armed and dangerous, police said anyone with information on his whereabouts should not approach him, but immediately call 911. 

Anyone with additional information on this incident should call Metro's Homicide Section at 702-828-3521. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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