Nevada: Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak proclaims today in honor of slain Las Vegas Review-Journal Reporter Jeff German.

By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews)

Source: Office of Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak (Information)

Nevada: Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has proclaimed Saturday, September 24th, 2022 in honor of slain Las Vegas Review-Journal Reporter Jeff German who was killed by Clark County Public Administrator Official.

In a tweet, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak said “To honor Jeff’s reporting and lasting impact on the Stare of Nevada, I proclaimed September 24, 2022, as a day in honor of Jeff German. Kathy and I are sending our love to all those who continue to mourn Jeff’s death.”

During the morning on Saturday, September 3rd, 2022, 69 year old Jeff German, local journalist with the Las Vegas Review-Journal, was fatally stabbed outside his home near Vegas Drive and Tenaya Way.

On Wednesday, September 7th, 2022, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department arrested 45 year old Robert Telles, a Clark County Public Administrator Official, and was charged with the murder of the journalist.

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Spanned more than 3 decades, Jeff German’s career as an investigative reporter in the Las Vegas, Nevada area; working 2 decades at the Las Vegas Sun before joining the Las Vegas Review-Journal in 2010.

Jeff German worked as a columnist and reporter who covered courts, politics, labor, government, and organized crime, and worked on serval investigative news pieces for the Las Vegas Sun and Las Vegas Review-Journal.

In 2001, Jeff German also wrote a book on the death of Ted Binion titled, “Murder in Sin City: The Death of a Las Vegas Casino Boos.”

The family of Jeff German has set up a donation page through Three Square, to help people dealing with food insecurity.

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Investigators Reporters and Editors have also started a scholarship fund in Jeff German’s memory.

According to the Nevada Press Association, Jeff German will be inducted into the Nevada Newspaper Hall of Fame during the luncheon at the Nevada Press Foundation Annual Convention being held today at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino.

Jeff German will also be honored that evening during the Nevada Press Foundation’s annual Awards Banquet, a celebration of the best journalism and advertising produced in Nevada in 2021.

ZachNews and the Colorado River Tri-State communities send our thoughts, prayers and condolences to the family and friends of Jeff German. Thanks for your many years of news service to the many communities you reported, and you will be missed by many people.


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