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Two Men Get Life in Jail for Rape, Murder of Rhodes College Student

ATHENS – In a crime prosecutor said was a “slaughter,” two men found guilty of the rape and murder of 21-year-old university student Eleni Topaloudi on Rhodes in November, 2018 were sentencing to life in jail, plus 15 years.

Their names weren't revealed but Kathimerini reported the court finding was unanimous after prosecutor Aristotelia Doga, had earlier rejected the defence's proposal to consider mitigating factors and called for the same sentence for the two defendants – a 23-year-old Greek man and a 21-year-old Albanian.

She said neither expressed remorse, accusing them of “moral perversion,” and did not deserve any leniency after testimony the woman was raped, hit in the face with an iron, thrown naked into a car, taken to the beach and thrown alive into the seas.

They sought to cover up the crime,  Doga said, calling for the court to give exemplary punishments. Her body was found in the sea by the Coast Guard. Her last words were that “My dad will come after you both.” He didn't.

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