Kathimerini English Edition
Tuesday October 4, 2005
Police officers prevented Giorgos Moraitakis from being lynched outside an Iraklion court yesterday after he was remanded in custody for the alleged murder of his estranged wife last Tuesday. The 43-year-old suspect is alleged to have shot Kalliopi Fragou when she refused to get into his car. Moraitakis told the magistrate that he regretted the incident and that he had been drunk at the time.
Thieves in Crete made off with an unusual loot yesterday when they stole three coffins from the storage of a funeral parlor in Arkalohori, near Iraklion, according to authorities. The value of the stolen coffins was estimated at 600 euros.