An Investigative Journalist From Las Vegas Died, and Police Are Looking for a Suspect
By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, September 5, 2022 8:17 am
Authorities were looking for a suspect Sunday in connection with the fatal stabbing of a journalist in Las Vegas.
According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, investigative journalist Jeff German was discovered dead and stabbed outside of his home early on Saturday.
According to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police, it is believed that the stabbing was an isolated incident and that there is no danger to the public.
Around 10:30 am, according to them, officers arrived on the scene. after they got a 911 call on Saturday.
Police say it appears the stabbing was the result of an altercation between the 69-year-old German and another person.
German spent more than 20 years as a columnist and reporter for the Las Vegas Sun, where he covered government, labor, politics, courts, and organized crime. He then moved to the Review-Journal in 2010.
The executive editor of the newspaper, Glenn Cook, released a statement saying, “The Review-Journal family is devastated to lose Jeff. “He was the gold standard of the news business. It’s hard to imagine what Las Vegas would be like today without his many years of shining a bright light on dark places.”
The Review Journal claims that German covered everything from political scandals and the mass shooting on October 1 to organized crime and corrupt government officials.
Credits: Reno Gazette Journal
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