Man accused of Daphne Caruana Galizia assassination pleads guilty

Vincent Muscat, one of three men awaiting trial over Maltese journalist’s killing, registers admission in pre-trial hearing

One of three men accused of the 2017 assassination of the Maltese anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia has pleaded guilty, a major development in a case that has rocked the Mediterranean island nation.

Vincent Muscat was arrested in December 2017, two months after the car bomb attack that set off a chain of events that led to the resignation of Joseph Muscat – no relation – as prime minister.

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