Man accused of murdering his 6-year-old daughter remanded in custody

3 May 2017
357 Views

A 61-year-old retired police officer charged with the murder of his six-year-old daughter was remanded in custody after testifying before an examining magistrate on Tuesday.

The 61-year-old, who is accused of killing the little girl in their home in Agia Varvara last week and then attempting to dispose of her body by throwing it in a rubbish bin, faces charges of murder and desecration of the dead.

In his testimony to the magistrate, the suspect claimed to be suffering from chronic and serious psychological problems which had been further aggravated by recent incidents and had led to his actions. His claim was angrily dismissed by his wife and the mother of the six-year-old victim, who said his methodical actions following the tragic incident suggest that his crime was premeditated.
The suspect, who later confessed to the killing, had disposed of the body and staged a burglary in his home. He had then gone to the police to report the girl missing the following morning, claiming that she had been kidnapped by burglars during the night.

You may be interested

Prespes Agreement: Government in turmoil after expulsion of Deputy Foreign Minister Quick from ANEL
POLITICS
shares14 views
POLITICS
shares14 views

Prespes Agreement: Government in turmoil after expulsion of Deputy Foreign Minister Quick from ANEL

makis - Dec 14, 2018

The Prespes Agreement with FYROM is proving to be an insurmountable obstacle for the coalition government, as Deputy Foreign Minister…

Greeks lost nearly 1/4 of their income during economic crisis, Eurostat data shows
GREECE
shares12 views
GREECE
shares12 views

Greeks lost nearly 1/4 of their income during economic crisis, Eurostat data shows

makis - Dec 14, 2018

Greeks saw nearly a quarter of their average annual income vanish as a result of the economic crisis that hit…

Folegandros: Images of an undiscovered gem
GREECE
shares733 views
GREECE
shares733 views

Folegandros: Images of an undiscovered gem

Panos - Dec 14, 2018

Shining under the Aegean sun, Folégandros was named after the son of King Minos. This off-the-beaten-path destination captivates the visitors…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.