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.

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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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