Ten people have been brought so far to police station as investigation on the murder of US scientist Suzanne Eaton is running in full speed. At the same time, police is combing farmhouses, old warehouses, pens and houses in the wider area looking for evidence, for example for a knife or a vehicle.
The body of the 60-year-old molecular biologist was found three days ago inside an old German bunker known only among locals.
Broken tree branches and the print of a car tire give evidence that the perpetrator/rs had carried Eaton’s body with a car from another location, most likely the one where she was murdered.
According to the autopsy report, she was killed short after she left the hotel, around 3-4 hours after she had lunch.
The body was found a week after she went missing and 10 km away from Kolymbari by Chania where she was attending a conference at the Orthodox Academy.
According to local media reports, genetic material was found on her body, her clothes and under her nails.
Suzanne Eaton seems to have fought for her life before she died.
Investigators suggest that there was an attempt of sexual assault.
Regarding the ten people summoned to police station, police has reportedly taken genetic material for cross check with the DNA found on Eaton.
At the same time, police checks them for bruises and scratches or other traces of injuries.
Police checks their cars and their mobile phones in order to confirm their geographic location in the time period after Eaton went missing from the hotel.
Authorities investigate also among farmers and agriculture laborers in the wider region, while also a shepherd was questioned by police.
According to some eyewitnesses, Eaton was last seen walking by the village Afrata 4.5 km away from the bunker where she was found.
Solving the murder of Suzanne Eaton is top priority for the Greek police for several reasons. The most important of them is that it is a heinous crime and the dangerous murderer or murderers are going around free.
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