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U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT – A lawyer for a 21-year-old college student accused of killing his ex-girlfriend wants a judge to prohibit police from talking about the murder case.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports a judge in North Las Vegas on Monday set a Sept. 23 hearing on the gag order sought by Giovanni Ruiz’s attorney, Gabriel Grasso.

Grasso didn’t immediately respond to messages from The Associated Press.

Ruiz was arrested last week in the shooting death of 19-year-old Paula Marie Davis, a University of Nevada, Las Vegas economics student whose body was found Sept. 6 in her van at a North Las Vegas park.

Davis’ family says Ruiz was a UNLV graduate student who Davis broke up with a few days before her killing.

A police report says Davis described Ruiz as possessive and jealous.

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About Gabe Grasso – A trusted Criminal Defense Lawyer Las Vegas

Las Vegas criminal defense attorney Gabriel L. Grasso has had an impressive legal career beginning with a short stint in corporate defense and culminating in over 30 years of criminal defense work. After graduating Magna Cum Laude from the University of Miami School of Law with a Juris Doctor degree, Mr. Grasso pursued a civil litigation career with a nationally recognized New York based firm. During this time, Mr. Grasso defended major corporations such as Union Carbide and Alcoa Aluminum.

After only eight short months in the civil litigation world, Mr. Grasso realized that criminal trial work was where he wanted to spend his career and accepted a position as the Assistant Public Defender for Broward County, Florida. This opportunity allowed Mr. Grasso to practice in all areas of criminal defense from simple drug possession cases to capital homicide cases.

Today, Gabriel L. Grasso is considered one of Nevada’s finest trial lawyers. He is dedicated to representing clients who have been accused or charged with federal or state criminal matters. He is licensed to practice in Nevada and Florida, and has appeared in various other states before multiple federal and state courts. Mr. Grasso has a national reputation as a talented, no nonsense trial lawyer. When it comes to your defense, experience and personal attention matters. Turn to one of the most experienced and respected criminal defense lawyers in Las Vegas to provide you with exceptional legal representation as you face criminal charges.