Police detain suspect over killing of Bulgarian journalist

Viktoria Marinova was raped and killed

Bulgarian police have detained a suspect in connection with the killing of investigative journalist Viktoria Marinova, whose body was found in a park in her hometown of Ruse four days ago, a government source familiar with the investigation told Reuters on Tuesday.

“We can say there is a suspect detained,” the source said, declining to elaborate.

An Interior Ministry spokeswoman declined to confirm or deny the information and said the ministry might issue a statement later on Tuesday.