The Malta Independent 8 April 2020, Wednesday

Suspect in Santa Lucija murder arrested in Morocco

Monday, 23 March 2020, 18:21 Last update: about 14 days ago

A suspect has been identified in relation to the Santa Lucija apartment murder, and was arrested on Morocco.

A body was found in a flat located in Misrah Dorell in Santa Lucija last Tuesday.

The victim - 62-year-old Victor Mckeon - had been found wrapped in plastic bags, had suffered blows to the head by a sharp instrument, and may have also suffocated.

The suspect who allegedly fled to Morocco is a 37-year-old Libyan who lived in the same apartment as the victim.

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He was arrested in the past hours in an airport in Casablanca and is being held by the Moroccan authorities.

Extradition procedures are under way.

Investigations are ongoing.


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