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Court finds Roula Pispirigou guilty for the murder of her daughter

A court in Athens found Roula Pispirigou guilty for the murder of her 9-year-old daughter Georgina Daskalaki and sentenced her to life imprisonment. The Mixed Jury Court unanimously ruled on Friday that Pispirigou was guilty of both the homicide and the attempted homicide of her first-born and last surviving daughter. …

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Police officers arrested for leaking videos of mafia-style murder to media

Two police officers were arrested on Monday afternoon for leaking to media a video with the body of  fatally shot V.Z. shortly after the mafia-style murder in Neos Kosmos in the early hours of Sunday. The police officers were arrested on the charge of recording and leaking to the media …

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DNA of Greek soccer fan found on knife with blood traces of slain AEK fan Katsouris

New evidence has emerged in the investigation into the murder of AEK F.C. fan Michalis Katsouris during clashes with Croatian football hooligans in Athens last August, police sources revealed on Monday. Citing the police sources, state-run news agency amna reported that the DNA of a 35-year-old Greek football supporter has …

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104 football hooligans charged with gang membership, premeditated murder

Four felony charges and seven misdemeanor charges were read to each of 104 individuals, all of whom except one appeared before an Athens prosecutor on Wednesday for their involvement in bloody clashes between rival football club supporters in the Athens district of Nea Philadelphia on Monday night. Most of the …

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Court sentences to life 7 young men for the murder of Alkis Kampanos

A court in Thessaloniki delivered life sentences on Wednesday to 7 of 12 young sports fans for the brutal murder of an opposing team fan and the injuring of two of his friends early on February 1, 2022. During an unprovoked incident after an AEK-PAOK game, 19-year-old Alkis Kampanos was …

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Trans woman from Cuba brutally murdered in Athens

A trans woman who migrated to Greece from Cuba a few years ago was found to have been brutally murdered in her Athens apartment on Monday afternoon. The body of the 46-year-old woman, named Anna Ivankova, was found by her landlord in Agios Paneleimonas district of Athens. Preliminary autopsy detected …

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Giorgos Karaivaz: Two arrests after two years of journalists’ murder

Two years after the murder of journalist Giorgos Karaivaz on 9 April 2021, Greek Police have arrested two people with relations to the crime, Citizen Protection Minister Takis Theodorikakos announced on Friday. In a Facebook post, Minister Theodorikakos,  and not the Police as usually in such cases, said that “police …

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Missing contractor on Rhodes found dead; police arrests local hotelier

A man missing on the island of Rhodes since end of August was found dead on Tuesday morning.  Police arrested two Greek men. The missing man was murdered by a local hotelier in possible cooperation with his son. The 46-year-old contractor of Albanian origin, Tzani Topali, father of three minor …

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Medea of Patras: Prosecutors bring additional murder charges for two daughters’ deaths

Prosecutors brought additional murder charges against Roula Pispirigou on Monday for the deaths of her two younger daughters, 3.5-year-old Malena and 6-month-old Iris. Authorities point out at a modus operandi. Malena, Iris and first born Georgina, 9, died in a period of two and a half years under mysterious circumstances. …

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Chinese businessman arrested for the murder of fellow national

A 47-year-old Chinese national was arrested on Wednesday for the murder of a 38-year-old Chinese woman, whose body had been found by police two years ago in a forest area in Kaza Villia, Attica, the Greek Police has announced. The body of the victim was found inside a suitcase on …

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Landlord confesses murder of family incl two toddlers; he claims “unpaid rent”; police investigates also racism

The main suspect for the quadruple murder of a family including of two toddlers in Andravida was arrested late Friday  night. The 60 year-old landlord has reportedly shot the parents and suffocated the children over “unpaid rent,” as he claimed. Police, however, investigates also a racist motive. Media report on …

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Family tragedy in Andravida: Father, mother, two babies found killed

A tragedy took place in north-western Peloponnese, where a man, his wife and two underage children were brutally killed on Wednesday evening. One 10-year-old child, a boy, from the mother’s previous marriage survived the carnage because he was not at home when the tragedy took place in the family’s home …

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Thessaloniki: 12. suspect in the murder of 19-year-old man by hooligans surrenders to police

A 21-year-old suspect turned himself to the authorities on Monday morning. He is 12th young man to be arrested in the murder case of 19-year-old Alkis Kambanos by football hooligans in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, on February 1. The suspect, who has previously been identified by other suspects as “Dinos,” is …

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One arrest in murder case of Greek journalist Nikolaos Katsikas in Egypt

Egyptian authorities are investigating the murder of  Greek veteran journalist and correspondent of state-run news agencies in Greece and Cyprus 56-year-old Nikolaos Katsikas. The victim was stabbed to death and was found in his home in Giza, last week. According to Egyptian newspaper Al Ahram, authorities announced on Tuesday the …

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