Suspect Arrested in Latest Sofia College Town MurderCrime | July 12, 2012, Thursday // 09:19| views
Sofia police are investigating another violent crime recently committed in the College Town district. File photo by DarikNews
A suspect in the death of 24-year-old Boris Kiryakov, who passed away after being severely beaten in front of a night club in Sofia's College Town, has been arrested.
The news was reported by the Interior Ministry's press center.
The incident happened early on June 29. Kiryakov was transferred to Sofia's Pirogov hospital in a critical condition and could not recover. He died on July 5th.
The victim and his brother were leaving a night club in Studentski Grad (College Town) around 3 am when they were attacked by unknown assailants at a nearby parking lot. Boris was pushed to the ground and kicked. He hit his head on the pavement during the fall. His brother was slightly injured during the brawl.
It emerged later that the boys had an altercation inside the club related to some girls.
The arrested suspect is 23-year-old with a criminal record for theft, narcotics possession, and hooliganism. He was indicted, but released on own recognizance.
Sofia's College Town is famous for and frequently makes the news over binge drinking, fights, and prostitution rings.
At the end of February, Mario Danchev, 19, a student from the Economy University in Sofia, was stabbed and killed in the dormitory where he lived.
20-year-old pharmacy student Stoyan Baltov died on December 5, 2008 after sustaining severe head trauma and skull fracture from a beating in front of the "Amnesia" disco club in the district.
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