Dead Body of Actress Chrysa Spilioti Identified among Victims of East Attica Fire

In this Monday, July 23, 2018 image from video provided by Elia Kallia, people escaping wildfires wade into the waters of the "Silver Coast" beach in Mati, Greece. (Elia Kallia via AP)

ATHENS – The body of popular Greek actress Chrysa Spilioti has been positively identified among the dead bodies recovered from the deadly fire in Mati, eastern Attica.

Her remains were identified on Sunday, confirming that Spilioti had died with her husband Dimitris Tournavitis during the fire, while the news was first announced by fellow actress Anneta Papathanasiou on social media.

Tournavitis, a musician and former athlete, had been identified among the dead on Friday.