Las Vegas official Robert Telles linked to murder of reporter Jeff German by DNA evidence
Bail was rejected for a Las Vegas public official on Thursday after he is accused of fatally stabbing journalist Jeff German.
after police stated they had discovered DNA evidence linking him to the crime.
Robert Telles, the public administrator for Clark County, stood before the judge, who made the decision that the 45-year-old must remain in the Clark County Detention Center.
according to a CBS station 8NewsNow, until his subsequent hearing on September 13.
After a two-hour standoff with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police, Telles was captured on Wednesday.
They discovered proof that the government official allegedly stabbed German during an altercation at the residence of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reporter.
The seasoned journalist has published many investigative articles exposing misbehaviour, including Telles' alleged liaison with his 45-year-old employee Roberta Lee-Kennett.
Judge Elana Lee Graham stated that German, 69, had sustained many defensive wounds during his struggle for survival at the bail hearing in Las Vegas Justice Court.
According to a prosecution, Telles became angry "at the unravelling of his life," and as a result, German was stabbed seven times.