Sliema double murder; Second suspect arrested

Sarah Cassar Dymond

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

The Police has arrested another man in connection to the Sliema double murder. In a statement issued this morning, the Police said that the arrest happened on Wednesday evening at around 11 pm.

It was said that the Police had received information that a person involved in the murder was hiding in a hotel in Gżira, where the man was eventually arrested after the Police traced his movements. The man tried to escape as he noticed Police presence but was arrested immediately.

On Tuesday two Maltese men who were arrested in connection to the double murder that took place in Sliema last week but were released without a charge.

Doctor turned investment banker Christian Pandolfino, 58, and art collector Ivor Maciejowski, 30, were shot dead at their residence on Locker Street at around 10.30 pm on 18th August.

On Tuesday, the police arrested a foreign national believed to be the prime suspect and is expected to be arraigned in court today.