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Patras: Mother of dead children faces additional charges

Roula Pispirigou, the woman accused of killing her nine-year-old daughter Georgina and under investigation for the earlier deaths of her two younger daughters, was taken to the examining magistrate on Monday for an additional testimony. 33-year-old Pispirigou faces an additional charge for the attempted murder of her 9-year-old daughter Georgina. …

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Patras dead siblings: Justice Minister orders disciplinary investigation against two coroners

Justice Minister Kostas Tsiaras has ordered a disciplinary investigation into the two coroners who examined the deaths of the two of three in total dead siblings from Patras. The final result of the latest forensic report in June showed that the two girls, 3.5-year-old Malena and 6-month-old Iris died of …

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Mysterious siblings’ deaths in Patras: No drugs found in Iris and Malena

The second toxicological examination carried out at the laboratories of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki do not connect the deaths of the two girls, Iris and Malena, with drugs. Further examinations were considered as necessary after the drug ketamine was found in the body of 9-year-old Georgina who died while …

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Police recovers tablet from the grave of 9-year-old murdered child in Patras

Greek Police completed the process of recovering an electronic tablet used by nine-year-old child Georgina that was allegedly poisoned by her mother. The tablet was placed in the coffin of the little girl following a last minute request by her mother during the funeral at the cemetery of Agios Athanasios …

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Medea of Patras remanded custody; investigation orders exhumation of child, ex landlord

The 33-year-old mother charged with the premeditated murder of one of her three daughters was remanded custody and was taken back to prison after she testified for over nine hours before the investigating magistrate and the prosecutor on Monday. Investigation continues at multiple levels including the deaths of the two …

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Food sector in Patras turns lights off, march to protest power bills

Ιn Patras and other cities and towns of Peloponnese, businessmen inf the food service sector turned off the light on Wednesday evening and marched with candles through the streets to protest the exorbitant electricity bills. Holding banned reading “Power is killing us” and shouting slogans, they marched with the support …

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Patras Coast Guard seizes cocaine and cannabis worth 1,700,000 euros

The Patras Coast Guard has announced on Wednesday that it has arrested four people after it seized a large stash of illegal drugs worth over 1,700,000 euros two days earlier. The drugs, 24 kilograms of cocaine and 109 kilograms of cannabis, were found hidden in two separate lorries entering Greece. …

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Eight elderly die of Covid-19 in nursery home in Patras

Eight elderly people died of Covid-19 complications in a nursery home in Patras, western Peloponnese in recent days. The overwhelming majority of them, seven in total, were not vaccinated. Two more people in the same home died from causes other than the pandemic even though they were also tested positive …

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Prosecutor investigates death of Covid-patient who refused intubation

The public prosecutor in Athens has launched investigation into the death of a 54-year-old woman, a Covid-19 patient, who refused intubation while in the Intensive Care Unit and sought legal assistance to support her case with posts on social media. However, in the end, the patient was intubated and died. …

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Indian mutation detected in Patras, western Greece (UPD)

Greece’s health authorities are on alert due to an infection case bearing strains of a possible Indian variant of Covid-19. The case has been detected in the port city of Patras, in north-western Peloponnese on Wednesday, media report today. Magazine Lifo reports that the strains of the Indian mutation has …

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Greek sniffer dog finds 100 kilos of cocaine in truck bound for Italy

A sniffer dog in Greece led coast guard officers to more than 100 kilograms of cocaine hidden in a truck bound for Italy, officials said Friday. It is the largest drugs quantity confiscated by the Coast Guard at a Greek port, media report. The coast guard said the discovery was …

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Coronavirus Greece: 10. case confirmed, health authorities on alert in Patras

Greek health authorities confirmed the 10. case of coronavirus infection on Thursday morning. The affected patient is the wife of the 67-yea-old man (9. case) currently in isolation in the designated public hospital in Patras, West Peloponnese. Also the wife was in the trip to Israel and Egypt. The woman …

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Coronavirus ALERT: Emergency measures in Achaia, Zakynthos, Ilia

Greece’s Health authorities announced on Wednesday evening preventive emergency measures against the coronavirus for the prefectures of Achaia and Ilia, in Peloponnese, as well as for the island of Zakynthos. The measures are considered as preventing and are implemented following the latest coronavirus case confirmed earlier today. According to National …

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Patras: Tension between local clubs and police due to Carnival ban (videos)

Despite the official cancellation of all carnival events due to coronavirus, some local clubs of the famous Patras carnival insisted in holding a parade. They put their costumes on and went downtown. Hardly had make their appearance in the streets of Agios Georgios Square, several policemen on motorcycle rushed to …

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Patras: Greek suspected of coronavirus hospitalized in quarantine (UPD)

A Greek man has been in quarantine in the University Hospital of Rio by Patras, the gateway for arrivals from virus-hit Italy. He has been suffering from symptoms that resemble those of coronavirus. He came with a ferry liner from Italy to Greece on Sunday. According to initial reports Monday …

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Dead baby found at Patras beach – Mother identified UPDs

The body of a baby was found at the Plaza beach in Agya by the city of Patras, western Greece, on Wendesday. The infant was found by a walker who immediately called the authorities. It looked as if the body was washed ashore. The baby’s age was initially estimated to …

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Priest arrested for having set on fire carnival constructions

Police has arrested a priest for having arson carnival constructions in the city of Patras which is famous for its Carnival events. According to local media tempo24.gr, the priest is believed to have set on fire four carnival items on Monday and a fifth one on Tuesday night, when he …

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