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Opinion: possible suspects in the Zolitude case have been identified

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUThe investigation of the Zolitude tragedy continues; investigators say they have some clear thoughts about the identities of the possible suspects. Nevertheless, there is still much work to be done, says Prosecutor General Ēriks Kalnmeiers.

In his interview to ‘Panorāma’ programme of LTV, Kalnmeiers said the Prosecutor General’s office held another review of the Zolitude tragedy case. He added the investigation is progressing well.

According to him, certain examinations will soon be carried out in Latvia and abroad. These examinations will need to be carried out properly, so that no one can challenge the validity of the results.

‘We have considered the possibility of any expert conclusion being challenged by potential suspects and the possible professionals they may hire to assist them. Therefore, we cannot allow the process to be rushed. Everything needs to be carried out properly, so that results are of top quality,’ – said Kalnmeiers.

He admitted authorities have some thoughts on the possible suspects, but he did not comment on this. ‘We have clear directions to follow in our investigation, but it does not mean we have tossed all other theories out the window,’ – he added.

Investigators continue their work on all theories. This will continue until there is full certainty about one or two specific theories. Even though there have been statements that the investigation is going too slowly, the Prosecutor General is entirely fine with it.

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