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Man killed after being run over during meetup

Police arrest suspect after parking lot meeting in Limassol to settle financial dispute turns deadly

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A man was killed in Limassol following a dispute involving his son and another male, who got behind the wheel and run over the father.

According to local media, three Greek Cypriots agreed to meet Monday early morning in Limassol to settle a financial dispute.

Reports said the situation got intense between the two younger men, with the 30-year-old getting behind the wheel and running over the father

Police said a 33-year-old male from Larnaca went to Limassol to settle a financial dispute with two men, described as a 58-year-old and his 28-year-old son, both from Limassol.

Reports said the meeting took place around 5am in a parking lot between Moni and Monagroulli, with the situation getting intense between the two younger men and the 33-year-old getting behind the wheel and running over the father.

Local media described the impact as violent, with the 58-year-old man being rushed to the Emergency Room at Limassol General Hospital where doctors said he succumbed to his injuries.

Police said a warrant had been being issued Monday morning for the arrest of the man from Larnaca, who was wanted on murder charges. 

Hours later reports said the suspect was apprehended at a location in Larnaca.

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