TV Pirveli reports that the man charged with murdering Australian teacher Shanae Brooke proves to be 33-year-old Rafael Mursakulov. The TV company has also released the defendant's photo.
At the briefing in MIA, authorities have officially confirmed that the citizen of Georgia (DOB 1988) was detained for the young woman's murder. He is facing 7-15 years of jail term.
The Australian woman who lived and taught English in Georgia for a year vanished on 30 July. Her body was found on the Mtatsminda slope the next day.