Suspect of murder of Bulgarian journalist is to be extradited

The twenty-year-old Bulgarian suspected of the murder of Bulgarian journalist and presenter Viktoria Marinova, must within ten days of Germany are handed over to Bulgaria. That has a court in Celle decided, as has the attorney-general of the city in lower Saxony announced.

The corpse of Marinova was Saturday discovered in a park on the banks of the river Danube in the city of Ruse, in northern Bulgaria. The 30-year-old journalist was there go jogging. She was raped.

Initially, there was a Romanian arrested, who earlier this week was released for lack of evidence. Tuesday was in the German town of Stade, a 20-year-old Bulgarian arrested, which in all partial declarations, gathering, according to the prosecutor general of Celle. The defendant admits that he Marinova last Saturday in the particular park has beaten her in the bushes has thrown, but denies to have her killed. He also says that he Marinova not raped or robbed.

On the basis of the statements of the accused going to the German court, not a politically inspired motif.

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