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Bulgarian Journalist Who Reported on EU Corruption, Found Raped and Murdered

A portrait of Viktoria Marinova lies next to flowers at the Liberty Monument in Ruse, Bulgaria. PHOTO: The Guardian/Filip Dvorski/AP

By Bradford Betz | 8 October 2018

FOX NEWS — A Bulgarian journalist who had been reporting on alleged corruption linked to European Union funds, was found raped and murdered on Saturday, authorities said.

Viktoria Marinova, 30, was found dead in a park in Ruse, a town in the far north, along the border of Romania, Reuters reported, citing prosecutors.

Viktoria Marinova: man arrested in Germany over Bulgarian journalist murder

Marinova’s body was found in a park in the Bulgarian border town of Ruse on Saturday

By Shaun Walker and Ben Quinn | 10 October 2018

THE GUARDIAN — A man has been arrested over the rape and murder of the journalist Victoria Marinova, Bulgarian authorities have said, adding that they do not believe the attack was linked to Marinova’s work.

The body of Marinova, 30, was found by a passerby on Saturday, after she had gone running along the Danube in Ruse, Bulgaria’s fifth biggest city. She presented a programme on TVN, a local channel.

The man, named as 21-year-old Bulgarian citizen Severin Krasimirov, was detained by German police near Hamburg on Tuesday, at the request of Bulgarian authorities. […]

1 Comment on Bulgarian Journalist Who Reported on EU Corruption, Found Raped and Murdered

  1. Trump is still sending the Ukranian nazis weapons. Yeah, he sure is Putin’s ally, same Putin sure is our Ally (NOT). Makes me worried for the people in the Donbass and Crimea. Did you see the school shooter in Crimea this week?

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