Russian and Chechen wanted for Linz murder

Russian and Chechen wanted for Linz murder
The man was shot in this street. Photo: APA/Kerschbaummayr
Police are searching for a young Russian and a Chechen man in connection with the murder of a 45-year-old Albanian man in Linz in mid-October.

An international search warrant has gone out for a 19-year-old Russian man from Wels and a 23-year-old Chechen from Traun, Upper Austria.

Two other suspects are already in custody – two Bosnian men aged 27 and 28 whose last known addresses were in Linz and Traun.

The Albanian man was shot in the head on October 13th. He left a pub at around 2am with two friends, and a fight then escalated with another group of men – ending in the execution style shooting in the street. 

The body of the Albanian was found outside a bar on Franckstrasse, not far from a motorway underpass. 


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