Young police officer found dead in Brezno

A police officer has been found dead in his apartment in Brezno in Banská Bystrica Region, according to the spokesman for the Interior Ministry, Gábor Grendel, and the spokesperson for the Banská Bystrica Regional Police Corps Directorate, Mária Faltániová, the TASR newswire reported. They said the 26-year-old officer was probably shot with his own firearm and the internal inspection department is investigating the death.

A police officer has been found dead in his apartment in Brezno in Banská Bystrica Region, according to the spokesman for the Interior Ministry, Gábor Grendel, and the spokesperson for the Banská Bystrica Regional Police Corps Directorate, Mária Faltániová, the TASR newswire reported.

They said the 26-year-old officer was probably shot with his own firearm and the internal inspection department is investigating the death.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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