Article from The Daily Wire by Jacob Airey.

Bulgarian journalist and television personality Viktoria Marinova was found brutally murdered and raped on Saturday. She was 30 years old.

According to the USAToday, her body was found in the Danube River, near the Bulgarian town of Ruse. She had last been seen earlier that day after she met a group of friends for breakfast.

Investigators say that she was beaten, raped, and strangled to death before she was dumped in the river. While no evidence of a motive has appeared at this time, local law enforcement is not ruling out the possibility that her death is connected to her journalistic work.

Marinova hosted the talk show “Detector” on the channel TVN, where she spoke with other reporters about topics regarding the European Union. She frequently hosted Romanian journalists who were investigating alleged corruption among EU politicians and businessmen. Two of her guests were arrested in September, the BBC reports.

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