Former Slovak Police chief Milan Lučanský committed suicide in custody, the investigation of a special commission into his death concluded. The commission based its scrutiny on materials provided by the Prison and Justice Guards, video footage and records from the electronic surveillance of cells. 14 members of the commission voted for the report. Former interior minister Denisa Saková (MP of opposition Voice-SD) and opposition far-right People's Party Our Slovakia chairman Marian Kotleba voted against it, while opposition Smer-SD MP Marian Saloň abstained from the vote. The commission was composed of politicians and experts.
Lučanský, who was charged with corruption, died in hospital on December 30, one day after he was found hanging from a sweatshirt tied to a bed in his cell.