March 26, 2023

Athens News

News in English from Greece

Drama within Drama: man shoots wife for divorce

A 63-year-old man shot and killed his 59-year-old wife with a rifle in their family home in a village near the town of Drama in northern Greece. Realizing what he had done, he turned the weapon against himself. This is the fourth murder of a woman in Greece since the beginning of 2022.

The parents’ bodies were discovered by one of the couple’s daughters, who went to check on her parents early on Tuesday morning as they were not answering her phone calls. A woman was shot dead in the living room, and the body of her killer was found in the bathroom…

According to media reports, despite the fact that they lived in the same house in the village of Prosostani, the couple finally quarreled some time ago, and the woman insisted on a divorce. However, the man did not agree with this decision of his wife. The couple’s friends told the news site newsit.grwhat the victim planned to leave the house on Tuesday.
The man was a well-known businessman in the city of Drama, as he owned a restaurant next to the courthouse. They have two daughters and three grandchildren.

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