And how many crime novels ended with this particular plot twist? Exactly
But lo, it happens in real life, too:
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — A Macedonian journalist jailed on
suspicion of murdering at least two women in crimes he wrote about for
his newspaper has been found dead in his cell, police said Monday.
Vlado Taneski, 56, had been charged with two murders and was being
investigated for the death of another woman and the disappearance of a
fourth. He was jailed Sunday after a court ordered him held for 30 days
pending the conclusion of the investigation.
suspicious after Taneski published articles about the crimes in a
national daily newspaper that contained details police had not released
to the public.
Police spokesman Ivo Kotevski said the journalist
is believed to have committed suicide early Monday, but an
investigation was being conducted.
“He was found dead with his head in a bucket of water,” Kotevski told The Associated Press.