Georgian Man Held for Killing Partner Has Taken Own Life in Jail

THESSALONIKI — A 48-year-old Georgian man being held in a police jail in Thessaloniki as a suspect for the violent murder of his 56-year-old partner has taken his own life, police announced on Thursday. According to police sources, he was found hanged on Thursday morning in his cell, where he was held alone, with a makeshift noose fashioned out of bandages used to bind his arm.

The man, who was accused of the murder in cold blood of his 56-year-old female partner last Monday in Analipsi, Thessaloniki, was due to testify before a magistrate on Friday. He also faced additional charges for illegally carrying and using weapons, resisting arrest, damage to property with the use of fire and falsely stating his identity.


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Ouzo Talk Latest Podcast Features My Greek Odyssey’s Peter Maneas

SYDNEY – The latest episode of the Ouzo Talk Podcast for the Greek diaspora is now available, with Peter Maneas, host of the TV series My Greek Odyssey, joining Tom Skolarikis and Nick Athanassiou in the studio to discuss the hit series.

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