A Las Vegas official who is accused of fatally stabbing a journalist who exposed his martial affair has been charged with murder and could lose his $130,000 salary.
Clark County Public Administrator Robert Telles, 45, was arraigned on Tuesday, officially being charged with the ‘unlawful, heinous, senseless murder of [Las Vegas Review-Journal] reporter Jeff German.’
‘The Clark County District Attorney, on behalf of the state of Nevada, has officially filed a criminal complaint charging you with a crime of murder,’ Judge William D. Jansen said.
Telles, who has not publicly denied the murder, will be represented by a public defender. He will also continue to be held without bail.
German, 69, was found stabbed to death outside his home on September 3, a day after a straw hat-wearing suspect was found on surveillance footage near the journalist’s home.
German – who worked in Sin City for most of his career – died of ‘multiple sharp force injuries’ in a homicide, the Clark County…