Α man strangled his 36-year-old wife to death in a village of Laconia, Peloponnese, late on Sunday night. He claimed to police they had a heated argument. The woman is was found on the couple’s bed. She was the 15th victim on femicide in Greece in 2021.
The 40-year-old man reportedly called the local police station short after midnight and confessed to the crime saying “I think, I killed my wife.”
The man reportedly told police “I was pissed off when she insulted me, I grabbed her by the throat and strangled her” and claimed further that he ‘blurred’ when she insulted also his mother.
The murderer was arrested for premeditated murder while investigation continues.
The couple, both Albanian nationals, have been living in the village Vlahioti for the last three years, and both were filed workers.
The community president told media that the couple did not socialized with the local community adding “nobody can know how their relationship was.”
The boys were taken by the victim’s brother who apparently lives also in the area.
The murder in Laconia is the 15th femicide murder in Greece since the beginning of 2021.
On November 29, a 49-year-old man in Thessaloniki killed his 48-year-old wife, stabbing her 23 times in their home in Polichni.