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Femicide in Halkidiki: Man shoots and kills wife in front of their child

A 36-year-old man shot and killed his 39-year-old wife and then put an end in his own life in Halkidiki peninsula in northern Greece on Monday morning. The tragedy took place in the couple’s home and in front their 8-year-old child that suffered injuries.

With injuries in the eyes, the child was transferred to the hospital.

The bodies of the couple were found shortly after 11 p.m. by the woman’s aunt who immediately alerted the police.

The family has another child, a 12-year-old girl, who was not at home at the time of the murder, as she had spent the night at her grandmother’s house.

The motive is not known, so far.

Police investigates the femicide and the suicide in Stratoniki village in Halkidiki.

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