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Matricide: Elderly man kills his bed-ridden mother in northern Greece

Matricide in northern Greece: A 61-year-old man has been arrested for the alleged murder of his 86-year-old mother.

The man allegedly killed his elderly mother in her home in Kozani, western Macedonia on Monday.

He called the ambulance service claiming that he had found that his mother had passed out.

However, the paramedics found out the the woman was already dead and her body had multiple signs of beating.

The victim was bed-ridden, mother and son lived together.

The man was arrested but has so far not confessed to the murder.and brought to prosecutor, however, he refused to testify.

He has been known to local police due to his aggressive behavior caused by excessive use of alcohol. He was drunk also on Monday.

As police is awaiting for the autopsy report, the man faces felony charges for manslaughter, local media reported.

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