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.