Police investigating death of influential businessman
Police are investigating the murder of influential businessman and member of the Social Democratic Party Roman Houska. According to the internet news site Novinky.cz Houska was shot in his garage on Monday night and the house appeared to have been ransacked following the murder. The news site says the victim recently boasted that he had compromising materials on several influential people from the world of politics and business in the Ustí region. Police have placed an information embargo on the case.