Oliver Spasovski, the interior minister, announced late on Tuesday that Vanja Gjorchevska, 14, and Panche Zhezhovski, 74, were killed. Five people are accused of their deaths.

“One is charged with abduction and murder, three are charged with abduction and accessory to murder, whereas one for accessory to abduction,” stated Minister Spasovski.The Public Prosecutor’s Office has been granted jurisdiction over the criminal accusations.

The political group Desna’s founder, Ljupcho Palevski-Palcho, is the main suspect, along with Velibor Manev, Vlatko Keshishov, and Bore Videvski. Meanwhile, Vanja’s father, Aleksandar Gjorchevski, is suspected of informing them about his daughter’s early morning routine.