special prosecutors diagnosed the suspect as Marian okay., withholding his ultimate call as is wellknown exercise in Slovakia, adding that they accept as true with the agreement killing become tied to Kuciak's investigative paintings.

"The motive for the homicide changed into Kuciak's paintings as a journalist.

. The investigator (has based the rate) on goal evidence that may't be targeted in the meanwhile," one of the prosecutors said.

Kuciak and Kusnirova had been gunned down of their domestic on February 2018.

Businessman believed to be at the back of murders

Slovakian media suggested that the suspect become a politically-connected businessman who were lengthy-suspected of being concerned inside the crime.

Kuciak have been investigating the person's commercial enterprise activities on the time of the killing.

The 27-12 months-vintage had additionally long gone to the police a few months before his death, pronouncing that Marian k. Threatened to accumulate information on him and his family. Police did not press prices at the time.

Prosecutors delivered that no Italian nationals have been believed to have been worried within the murders.

predominant protests over killings

the opposite suspects consist of a person who allegedly financed the contract killings in addition to the individual that prosecutors believe carried out the crime.

Slovak authorities previously stated that the employed killer become paid a complete of €70,000 ($seventy nine,500) for the murders.

rs/jm (AP, AFP, Reuters)