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Six people sentenced in retrial of Bakari Henderson’s murder on Zakynthos

Six people charged with the beating death of US citizen Bakari Henderson at Laganas on the island of Zakynthos in July 2017 were found guilty by a second-level court on Friday. Five defendants were found guilty of intended fatal bodily harm, and one was found guilty of fatal bodily harm. …

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Henderson murder case retrial postponed; US-Vice raises issue to Greek PM

The parents of Bakari Henderson were back to the courtroom in Patras on Monday where the trial at Second Instance for the men accused of killing their 22-year-old four years ago was set to begin today. The couple that had traveled for one more time from Austin, Texas, to Greece …

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Bakari Henderson: Prosecutor asks maximum sentences for 6 defendants

The public prosecutor in the criminal court in Patras asked maximum sentences for six out of nine defendants for the murder of 22-year-old US tourist Bakari Henderosn last year in Zalynthos. According to local media, the prosecutor who leads the trial has asked the maximum sentence for murder with intent …

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Trial for slain Bakari Henderson kicks off despite postponement attempts

Under strict security measures, the trial of the suspects for the murder of US student Bakari Henderson kicked off  in the Mixed Jury Court in Patras, West Peloponnese, on Friday morning. lawyers’ attempts to postpone the trial failed, relevant petitions were rejected by the court. Nine defendants are being tried …

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One year after Bakari Henderson’s brutal murder, his family awaits justice

One year after the brutal murder of 22-year-old US national, Bakari Henderson, outside a bar on the island of Zakynthos, his family still awaits justice. Henderson from Austin, Texas, had just graduated from college and hes was spending vacations on the island in the Ionian Sea together with friends.  On …

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