Las Vegas reporter dies in stabbing outdoors his residence

A Las Vegas investigative reporter was found dead outside his home over the weekend after being stabbed, authorities looking for a suspect said.

Details: The body of Las Vegas Review-Journal journalist Jeff German, 69, was found Saturday morning and police believe he “had an argument with someone else” the previous day “which led to him being stabbed,” according to the report. outlet. Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak remembered him in a tribute as “hard but fair.”

A tweet by Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak calls out German
Screenshot: Governor Steve Sisolak/Glenn Cook/Twitter
  • “The cause of death was multiple sharp object injuries, and the manner of death was homicide,” the Clark County Office of Coroner/Medical Examiner said in a statement Sunday. per AP.

Big Image: German joined Review-Journal in 2010 after spending more than 20 years at the Las Vegas Sun.

  • He is highly regarded for his reporting on political scandals and irregularities, and for his coverage of 2017 mass shooting at the Las Vegas music festival, who went 60 people died and hundreds more were injured, notes the Review-Journal.

What they say: Review-Journal executive editor Glenn Cook described the veteran reporter in the outlet’s article as “the gold standard of the news business.”

  • “It’s hard to imagine what Las Vegas would be like today without years of shining light in dark places,” Cook said.

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated with comments from Sisolak and further context.

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