Maltese prosecutors charge businessman in reporter’s killing

  • Protesters hold photos during a protest outside the office of the Prime Minster of Malta by civil groups Occupy Justice and Republica Friday, Nov. 29, 2019 in Valletta, calling for the resignation of Malta Prime Minister Joseph Muscat after his chief of staff Keith Scembri was arrested and questioned regarding the murder of slain journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. Muscat said Friday that police found no grounds to hold Keith Schembri, his former chief of staff in custody. (AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud)

  • Protesters hold photos of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, as they partecipate in a demonstration in Valletta, Malta, Friday night, Nov. 29, 2019. The family of the journalist who was killed by a car bomb in Malta is urging Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat to resign, after his former chief aide was released from jail in a probe aimed at finding the mastermind of the 2017 murder. (AP Photo/Rene’ Rossignaud)

  • Rose and Michael Vella hold photos of their daughter, assassinated investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, as they partecipate in a demonstration in Valletta, Malta, Friday night, Nov. 29, 2019. The family of the journalist who was killed by a car bomb in Malta is urging Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat to resign, after his former chief aide was released from jail in a probe aimed at finding the mastermind of the 2017 murder. (AP Photo/Rene’ Rossignaud)

VALLETTA, Malta — Maltese prosecutors on Saturday charged a prominent local businessman as being an accomplice to the murder of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in a 2017 car bombing on Malta.

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