The Malta Independent 4 December 2020, Friday

Updated: Third suspect in Sliema double-murder extradited to Malta

Thursday, 19 November 2020, 12:49 Last update: about 14 days ago

A man who is set to be charged over his alleged role in the Sliema double murder was brought to Malta today, the police have confirmed.

Net News named the man as Jesper Kristiansenm, from Denmark. The police confirmed that the suspect arrived from Madrid aboard an Air Malta plane that was chartered by the Malta Police Force.

The Dane had been identified as the third suspect in the murder of Christian Pandolfino and Ivor Maciejowski. The men were shot dead inside their Sliema home on 18 August, in what is believed to have been a botched-up burglary.

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Two men have already been charged over the murder: Albanian national Daniel Muka and North Macedonian Viktor Dragomanski. Police believe Muka pulled the trigger.

The third suspect had fled the Malta on 28 August, a police statement le, and the police had information indicating that the suspect had fled to Madrid. A European Arrest Warrant had been issued.

The suspect was arrested in Cadiz, Spain, in late August. Extradition proceedings started shortly after.

According to Net News, Kristiansen was administered a rapid Covid-19 test upon arrival to Malta.

It came out negative and he was taken to the police lock-up in Floriana, pending his arraignment. He is being interrogated.


 

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