The alleged killer of a 7-year-old girl in the village of Sotirya, Sliven has been arrested, Interior Minister Mladen Marinov said. He was detained in the area of the village, shot in the leg while trying to escape, Marinov said. 21-year-old Martin Trifonov is suspected of rape and murder.
The man was investigated for theft, and there was a sentence of fornication with a 16-year-old girl in 2017. Earlier today, the Interior Ministry reported that over 40 police officers were searching for a suspected man for a serious crime, Martin Stefanov.