Brussels urges to investigate swiftly murder of Bulgarian journalist

The European Commission called on Bulgaria to carry out a swift inquiry into the killing of journalist Viktoria Marinova.

Canadian-British news agency Reuters reports on Tuesday, October 9, that Bulgarian prosecutors announced the 30-year-old TV journalist had been raped, beaten and suffocated.

Marinova’s body was discovered in a park near the Danube river in Ruse on Saturday October 6.

«There is no democracy without a free press … We expect a swift and thorough investigation to bring those responsible to justice,» the European Commission, the European Union’s executive stated in a tweet.

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