Man Admits To Murdering Investigative Journalist, A Crime That Rocked Slovakia

Marian Kocner, right, the suspected mastermind in the killing of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova, is escorted by armed police officers ahead of confessed killer Miroslav Marcek at the courthouse Monday.

When he was killed, Jan Kuciak, 27, had been reporting on alleged ties between high-ranking people in Slovakia’s government and the Italian mafia. His fiancee was killed along with him.

(Image credit: Petr David Josek/AP)