Τhe suspect for the murder of his partner in Thessaloniki beginning of the week, has committed suicide while in custody in Police Headquarters in Thessaloniki, northern Greece.. The 56-year-old Georgian woman was the latest victim of femicide in the country.
The 48-year-old man was found dead in his cell at the detention center on Thursday morning.
Police sources told media that he had hanged himself, using bandages he wore on his hand due to a prior injury.
A prosecutor had charged him with premeditated homicide, illegal possession and use of firearms, violence against officers (for resisting arrest) and giving false evidence.
The suspect, a Georgian national, was scheduled to present his testimony on Friday.
The woman was the ninth victim of femicide in Greece since the beginning of 2021.