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Convicted murder of Caroline Crouch waives his appeal for better sentence

Babis Anagnostoppoulos, the convicted husband of murdered Caroline Crouch, announced through his lawyer on Wednesday that the waives the appeal he had filed for a more favorable sentence.

At First Instance court he was sentenced to life plus 11.5 years and a 21,000-euro fine for the brutal murder of his 20-year-old wife Caroline and the killing of their dog in May 2021 and staged a fake scene for alleged burglary.

This means that the pilot, whose trial in the second degree has begun, will remain with the original sentence of life and an additional 11.5 years in prison that was unanimously imposed on him by the Joint Jury in May 2022.

Anagnostopoulos’ lawyer Alexandros Papaioannidis said in a statement that his client has decided for extremely serious reasons, which are not publicized, to waive all legal remedies, specifically the appeal he filed against the decision of the Mixed Jury Court of Athens.

In addition, it is clarified regarding the issue of the National Examinations that due to the above developments and as he is in a very difficult psychological situation, he cannot complete his participation in them and therefore will not attempt to be admitted to schools of Higher Education, the lawyer added.

Note that Babis Anagnostopoulos was aiming to pass the university entrance exams and study Law.

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