Viktoria Marinova: Suspect in publisher murder extradited

30-year-old Viktoria Marinova is graphic during a internal radio hire in BulgariaImage copyright
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Ms Marinova is a third high-profile publisher to be killed in a EU this year

Germany has extradited a male suspected of murdering Bulgarian publisher Viktoria Marinova.

Severin Krasimirov was arrested final week in a German city of Stade, nearby Hamburg.

Bulgaria’s interior apportion pronounced Mr Krasimirov’s DNA matched justification recovered from a crime scene.

Ms Marinova was pounded while jogging in a park in her hometown of Ruse on 6 October. She was raped, beaten and died of suffocation.

Bulgarian prosecutors have pronounced there is no justification to advise a conflict was related to Ms Marinova’s work.

She is a third high-profile publisher to be murdered in a EU in a final year.

She had recently hosted a TV programme in that dual inquisitive reporters discussed purported rascal involving EU supports and distinguished businessmen and politicians.

Bulgaria ranks 111 out of 180 countries on a Press Freedom Index – a lowest rating of any EU member.

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