Clark County Public Administrator Robert Telles was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of homicide within the stabbing dying of Las Vegas Overview-Journal investigative reporter Jeff German, in line with stories.
Las Vegas police had earlier searched the house of the native politician, in line with the information group.
German, a 69-year-old reporter with the Las Vegas Overview-Journal, was discovered lifeless exterior his residence within the Nevada metropolis on Sept. 3. He’s believed to have been killed the day prior.
On Wednesday morning, the Metropolitan Police Division searched Telles’ home.
Telles, 45, misplaced a main in June shortly after German wrote a collection of tales for the paper concerning the hostile work surroundings at Telles’ workplace, which included bullying and an “inappropriate relationship” with a staffer.
Telles repeatedly denied the allegations on social media and his re-election web site.
After police launched surveillance footage of a automobile tied to the assault, a crimson or maroon GMC Yukon Denali, a automobile matching the outline was noticed in Telles’ driveway, the Overview-Journal reported on Tuesday.
Police additionally served warrants on the block the place the killing occurred.
“No additional data can be offered presently,” police stated in an announcement.