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Day of mourning in Sandanski over murder of two children

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A day of mourning has been declared in Sandanski in Southwestern Bulgaria over the murder of two children aged 3 and 5.

The district prosecutor’s office in Blagoevgrad has charged the 32-year old mother of the children with murder, the prosecutor’s office has announced. She worked at the local school, and at the time the murder was committed was on sick leave. The father of the children, who is suspected of domestic abuse against his spouse, worked in forestry. The two were in the process of divorce. 

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