Man shot as he tries to help

Two men are alleged to have brutally murdered a man in a Bratislava bar in the early hours of Saturday morning and then stuffed his body into the boot of a Mercedes Benz.

Peter L., 25, a businessman, and Peter K, 24, of a private security firm are alleged to have brutally beaten a man at the Kristal bar and then shot him in the mouth.

Fleeing the scene the two men bundled the corpse into the back of their car but were caught ten minutes later by police tipped of by witnesses in the bar.

Police said the man had been killed after stepping in to stop a fight.

They had originally throught the dead man, Peter J., was a gambler who owed the two men huge sums of money and had been killed after not paying off the debts.

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Top stories

Cabinet agrees on COVID screening

More details will be presented tomorrow.


More tips for outings in Bratislava during the lockdown

Walks along the Danube bank offer a feeling of being far from the city rush.

This place, part of Ovsištské Lúky (Ovsište Meadows) in Petržalka, is still Bratislava.

Roundup: Fairytale app that makes children read

An award-winning design by a Slovak architect and a trip to Zádielska dolina valley. Here’s your latest roundup.

A man wearing a face covering sits in an armchair on the snow-covered Main Street in Košice on January 13, 2021.

Police investigate surveillance of journalist, IPI calls for utmost seriousness

Police launch criminal prosecution after Denník N reporter said she was followed and opposition MP Robert Fico wrote about her private life.

l-r: Head of Let's Stop Corruption Foundation Zuzana Petková, journalist Monika Tódová, journalist Adam Valček, and Xénia Makarová of the Let's Stop Corruption Foundation