Caruana Galizia, 53, died Monday as she drove near her home on Malta.Two weeks before, she told police she'd received threats.Daphne Caruana Galizia, the Maltese investigative journalist who exposed the island nation's links to offshore tax havens through the leaked Panama Papers, was killed Monday when a bomb exploded in her car.
Many residents grow up fiercely loyal to one of the two main political parties, the socialist Labor and conservative Nationalist parties.
Caruana Galizia relentlessly investigated Joseph Muscat, a politician who is now Labor's prime minister.
16, 2017 by a car bombing in Malta spared no vested interest in her crusade to root out corruption.
(The Malta Independent via AP) Journalism colleagues said Tuesday that the veteran reporter's resolve to root out wrongdoing only sharpened after someone put flaming tires outside her house more than a decade ago in an apparent attempt to burn it down.
Crowds gathered outside the Roman Catholic Church after the ceremony broke into applause as her coffin, covered in white flowers, was carried outside by her sons Matthew, 31, Andrew, 26, and Paul, 21.