Police detains Romanian suspect over killing of Bulgarian journalist

By The European Union Times

A person suspected to be linked to the murder of a Bulgarian investigative journalist has been detained, Reuters reports citing a government source familiar with the investigation.

The detainee allegedly holds Romanian citizenship as well as a Moldovan passport, according to unconfirmed reports in Bulgarian media.

An Interior Ministry spokesperson neither confirmed nor denied the information.

Bulgarian TV reporter Victoria Marinova was raped and brutally murdered in Ruse, northern Bulgaria, last week. The 30-year-old journalist’s last report covered corruption in EU-funded projects.

Prosecutors have not yet ruled out any line of inquiry in relation to the chilling incident. There is already speculation that Marinova’s [READ MORE HERE]

Source: EU Times

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