Exclusive-Suspect confesses to killing Malta journalist, says hit was “just business”

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By Stephen Grey VALLETTA (Reuters) – The man accused of detonating a car bomb that killed a prominent Maltese journalist has confessed to the crime in an interview with a Reuters reporter and says he will soon implicate others in plotting to assassinate her. Speaking from jail in his first comment on the case, George Degiorgio said if he had known more about Daphne Caruana Galizia – the journalist he and two others are accused of killing in 2017 – then he would have asked for more money to carry out the hit. “If I knew, I would have gone for 10 million. Not 150,000,” he said, referring to the …

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