Suspect arrested in Germany over killing of Bulgaria journalist

A suspect in the rape and killing of a Bulgarian television journalist whose work highlighted corruption in the East European country has been arrested in Germany, officials said Wednesday.





Bulgaria's prosecutor general, Sotir Tsatsarov, confirmed the arrest of Severin Krassimirov, a 21-year-old Bulgarian citizen, but gave no further details of his location. German authorities were not immediately available.





"We are currently following a European arrest procedure. The German prosecutor has arrested the suspect, they will then assess how to proceed," Tsatsarov said.