Foreign experts to help Malta investigate reporter’s killing

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — A Dutch forensic team arrived in Malta on Tuesday to help investigate the car bomb slaying of a journalist who scrutinized the country’s top politicians and other powerful figures, an official said, as angry Maltese demanded the truth about who killed the anti-corruption crusader.

Maltese Home Minister Michael Farrugia said FBI agents also would be sent to the Mediterranean island in the coming days to assist police in Monday’s killing of Daphne Caruana Galizia, 53, who exposed Maltese links to offshore tax havens through the Panama Paper leaks.

“My mother was assassinated because she stood between the rule of law and those who sought to violate it, like many strong journalists,” one of three sons, Matthew Caruana Galizia, wrote on Facebook.

“But she was also targeted because she was the only person doing so. This is what happens when the institutions of the state are incapacitated,” he wrote.

It was unclear who might have

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