Alena Zsuzsová: The woman charged with three murders

Business, politics and murders. Her story resembles a thriller.

Alena Zs. arrives at the Specialised Criminal Court in Banská Bystrica. Alena Zs. arrives at the Specialised Criminal Court in Banská Bystrica. (Source: SITA)

How does an ordinary woman living on the outskirts of the southern-Slovak town of Komárno become a person charged with murdering three people? Alena Zsuzsová has always loved money, flirting, and bad boys.

Today, she is charged in connection to the murder of journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kušnírová, and also been charged with the murder of Laszló Basternák, a former mayor of Hurbanovo, a town near Komárno.

Although the details of her life are not known, her testimony to the police, the findings of the investigators and the interviews with witnesses can all paint a better picture of who Alena Zsuzsová really is.

Furniture business and debt

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