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Tragedy in Athens: Mother throws child from 5th floor, jumps behind

A pair of child shoes, a few flowers, a couple of candles… Still in shock residents of Neos Kosmos paid a small tribute to the 4.5-year-old girl that was thrown down from the 5th floor of an apartment building by her own mother. 24 hours after the tragedy in a …

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Zak Kostopoulos family file against jeweler and estate agent for “intentional murder”

The family of Zak Kostopoulos filed a lawsuit against the jewelry shop owner and a real estate following the results of repetitive toxicological and histological examinations. The lawsuit for “intentional murder” aims to change the charges against the two men who beat the LGBT activist on September 2018. According to …

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Greek “serial killer” Theofilos Sehidis found dead in prison

The ‘serial killer’ who shocked Greece with the murder of five members of his family in the 1990’s was found dead in the psychiatric ward of Korydalos prison. The body of the 45-year-old Theofilos Sehidis was found in the showers. According to preliminary media information, the convict most likely died …

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17-year-old charged for murder of her newborn in home birth

A 17-year-old girl has been charged for the murder of her newborn after she had given birth in an apartment in Thessaloniki, Northern Greece, last week. The baby died of severe head injuries. The newborn allegedly slipped off the young mother’s handa right after the labor and fell on the …

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Triple crime on migrants in Evros: Victims were mother and two daughters

DNA tests on the bodies of three women recently stabbed to death revealed that the victims were a mother and her two underage daughters. Authorities did not give any further details about the victims other than the DNA match. Initial information had suggested the mother was around 35 years old …

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Greek woman killed in Culemborg, Netherlands, partner arrested

A Greek national was killed in a violent crime in the Netherlands. The body of the woman was found in a Culemborg apartment on Monday morning. Her partner has been arrested. According to Dutch media, it was the 31-year-old man, also a Greek national, who told police where the  woman …

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Extremists behind the savage murder of 3 migrant women at Evros river?

The first autopsy on the bodies of thee women found stabbed to death at the Evros river has been concluded and the findings are shocking. All three women were stabbed in the throat, one of them had additional injuries on her chest. Two of the women were tied with ropes …

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Independent investigators question role of police during Fyssas’ murder (video ENG)

Forensic Architecture has presented the results of its investigation into the murder of antifascist activist and rapper Pavlos Fyssas. He was stabbed to death on 18 Sep 2013 by a member of Golden Dawn on a street of Keratsini suburb of Piraeus. Forensic Architecture was commissioned by Fyssas’ family and …

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Three foreigners arrested for murder of student in Philopappou Hill

Greek police arrested two nationals of Pakistan and one of Iraq for the murder of 25-year-old Nikos Moustakas at Philopappou Hill next to Acropolis last week. The Pakistanis aged 17 and 28 were arrested at Idomeni border crossing as they were trying to flee Greece for FYROM Thursday noon. The  …

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Aigio: Teenager boy films on mobile the murder he committed

A 17-year-old was arrested in Aigio, North Peloponnese, early Wednesday morning for having murdered a 31-year-old with a sledgehammer. Equally shocking with the murder committed by a teenager is the fact that the perpetrator filmed the murder with his mobile phone. According to local media, the teenager went to the …

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Man spends 12 years in prison for a murder he did not commit!

A man spent 12 years in a prison for a murder he had not committed. Now the Appeals Court acquitted the 37-year-old man. Irony of the story: The man is fugitive and was sought by police as he never returned to prison after a furlough in January 2017. And the …

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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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Dementia sufferer murders 77-year-old wife in their home in Athens

An 80-year-old man has killed his wife in their home in the district of Agios Panteleimonas in Athens. The victim was found by her son on Thursday morning. Police found that the woman was beaten on the face and the head with fists as wells as with the TV remote …

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German expat brutally murdered while on wild boar hunting in Arkitsa

The body of a 55-year-old German national was found in an olive grove some 300 meters away from the village Triantafyllia by Arkitsa in the East of Fthiotida Prefecture on Wednesday. The body of the man was found next to his car, a silver Opel Jeep with foreign license plates. …

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Police arrests Albanian man over the murder of prominent lawyer Zafeiropoulos

Greek police has arrested one of two Albanian nationals suspected to be the killers of 52-year-old lawyer Michalis Zafeiropoulos. He was arrested in the city of Patras, western Greece, on Saturday, while he was preparing to leave the country. His accomplice is believed to have left Greece for Albania via …

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Murder in Athens Cemetery: Young Financial Crimes Inspector stabbed to death

A young woman was stabbed and bled to death in a cemetery in Athens on Wednesday afternoon. The 32-year-old was working at the judicial department of the Financial Crimes Units (SDOE) of the Greek Finance Ministry. The young woman was reportedly stabbed in the back several times, while she had …

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MEPs call on independent investigation into murder of Malta’s bravest blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia

A Greek member of the European Parliament calls on the EP to send investigators for an independent inquiry into the brutal murder of Maltese journalist and blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia. The 53-year-old investigative journalist and member of the Panama Papers team was teared apart when a powerful n explosive device …

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