The family of slain Caroline Crouch is in outrage after they took their grandughter Lydia on their home on the island of Alonisos on Tuesday afternoon. They are surrounded by photo-reporters and television channels with the effect that grandmother Susanna cannot even bring the baby to the veranda.
The family’s lawyer warned media people with restraining order if they do not withdraw form the house.
“If the TV channels do not withdraw immediately, I will file for restraining order,” lawyer Thanasis Harmanis said.
“The grandmother can not even take baby Lydia for a walk on the terrace or outside with the stroller”, he added speaking to news website newsbeast.gr.
“What is happening is cannibalism,” Harmanis stressed.
He noted that TV cameras have “parked” outside the family home 24 hours per day.
“This has created a suffocating condition for the family which at the moment seeks more than anything else peace and respect for its mourning,” the lawyer said.
He added that the Crouch family lawyers “are now intensively dealing with the legal development of the case, while the family in turn wants to dedicate itself undisturbed to Lydia.
Caroline Crouch family won the temporary custody of baby Lydia, the mother of confessed murderer Babis Anagnostopoulos handed the baby over to grandmother Susanna on Tuesday.
The custody is temporary by order of a prosecutor, a Juvenile Court will decide on the permanent custody in 90 eventually plus 90 days.
“The chances are overwhelming that the baby’s custody remains in Caroline’s family,” Harmanis said.
The prosecutor’s office withdrew the parental custody from the father who is in jail pending trial.