who's Jeff German? Las Vegas reporter was investigating Robert Telles

  • The homicide of final Vegas reporter Jeff German despatched shockwaves by he group after a county official, Robert Telles, was arrested.
  • Telles was the latest in a protracted line of public officers held to account by German, who fearlessly focused his safety from the perspective of the underdog, people who knew him acknowledged.
  • whereas German’s colleagues have vowed to proceed his work, “there’s by no means going to be one other Jeff German,” a neighborhood authorized protection lawyer acknowledged.

For forty years, Las Vegas journalist Jeff German confronted the vitality gamers of Sin metropolis, scrutinized public spending and by no means, ever backed down.

And he had extra tales inside the pipeline – collectively with an ongoing investigation into an elected public official who police allege killed him.

“Jeff, in a single million years, would by no means have thought that this is in a place to be the case that he’d be killed over,” acknowledged Lisa Rasmussen, a neighborhood authorized protection lawyer who knew German for 20 years. “He’s lined the Mob, gotten into these massive corruption scandals. and no-one offed him over that. It’s simply so offensive on so many ranges.”