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21 July, 2024
 

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1. Investigator Matsas reveals three suspects linked to Thanasis' death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigator-matsas-reveals-three-suspects-linked-to-thanasis-death

In a startling development, criminal investigator Savas Matzas has disclosed the presence of three suspects in the tragic case of Thanasis Nikolaou, shedding light on the grim details of how the unfortunate national guard met his demise....

2. Court rules strangulation, not suicide, in Thanasis case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-rules-strangulation-not-suicide-in-thanasis-case

In a dramatic turn of events, the Limassol District Court concluded the third investigation into the death of Thanasis Nikolaou, ruling that he died from strangulation. Nikolaou, whose body was found under the Alassa bridge on September 29, 2005, was previously deemed to have died by suicide....

3. European elections add twist to Cyprus polls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-elections-add-twist-to-cyprus-polls

On June 9, Cyprus goes to the polls in the most complicated elections in its history as the European elections and the local government elections are held in parallel, following the reform passed by the Parliament....

4. National Guard's death raises questions on Cyprus justice system

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/national-guard-s-death-raises-questions-on-cyprus-justice-system

Revelations surrounding the death of National Guardsman Thanasis Nicolaou, emerging years after the incident, have sparked both sensation and concern about the functioning of the criminal justice system in Cyprus. ...

5. Protest erupts over Thanasis' murder case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protest-erupts-over-thanasis-murder-case

Protesters gathered on Wednesday afternoon, July 12 outside the Legal Services in Nicosia to express their dissatisfaction with the Attorney General's decision not to pursue criminal charges in the murder case of national guard soldier Thanasis Nikolaou....

6. Crime not ruled out after dogs unearth human skull

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crime-not-ruled-out-after-dogs-unearth-human-skull

Cyprus Police are keeping a tight lid on a preliminary investigation into remains found just outside Paphos, with local media hinting at some information that could help identify the body...

7. Cliff death boyfriend walks free after police backtrack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cliff-death-boyfriend-vindicated-after-police-backtrack

A man who reported the cliff death of his girlfriend but became suspect based on a controversial forensic report walked free on Friday, after official results of a second autopsy rejected the investigators’ premeditated murder theory and stirred up debate on how Cyprus Police investigate cases...

8. Judge takes shot in the dark in cliff death case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-takes-shot-in-the-dark-in-cliff-death-case

A judge in Paphos ordered a man to remain in police custody for three additional days in connection with the cliff death of a Ukrainian woman at a famous scenic location, despite police saying they were still waiting on a second autopsy to clarify charges...

9. Expert says cliff death accident story checks out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-says-cliff-death-accident-story-checks-out

Cyprus Police are rolling back statements on a murder investigation in the cliff death of a Ukrainian woman, after a private forensic examiner tasked by the suspect announced to the media that his client’s version of events about a tragic accident checked out...

10. Cliff death case draws the big guns of forensics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cliff-death-draws-the-big-guns-of-forensics

A private forensic pathologist will take part in a defense autopsy of a young Ukrainian woman, whose boyfriend insists her cliff death was an accident, despite initial objections by the Legal Department which has also tasked its own expert to lead the exam...

11. Health Minister says flu cases under control

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-says-flu-cases-under-control

On the "Diaspora News" program of "Spor FM 95.0," Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantelas discussed the flu cases in Cyprus. According to the ministry's official data, six flu-related deaths have been reported since December 1, of which four involved elderly residents of nursing homes....

12. Lesser charges for protected witness in prison death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lesser-charges-for-protected-witness-in-prison-death

A suspect in the death of a Turkish Cypriot inmate in Nicosia has turned state witness after pleading guilty to criminal negligence and drug use, with prosecutors halting the arraignment process just before his third charge of manslaughter could be read out...

13. Judge reopens yet another death case ruled suicide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-reopens-yet-another-death-case-ruled-suicide

Another suicide case has been reopened in the Republic of Cyprus, this time concerning the death of a special police officer, whose family has disputed the findings with the help of a private forensic pathologist...

14. Soldier probe blows lid off Cyprus’ state forensics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/soldier-probe-blows-lid-off-cyprus-state-forensics

A Cypriot state pathologist who ruled as suicide the killing of a soldier seventeen years ago is pointing the finger at police investigators, giving credence to accusations by an outspoken colleague in the private sector who says state forensic probes can be fraught with a slipshod mindset and even cover-ups...

15. Vaccinated woman dies of rare blood clot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinated-woman-dies-of-rare-blood-clot

A local woman in her early 40’s who was vaccinated two months ago has died in hospital, but no yellow card had been submitted prior to her death with officials suggesting her case didn’t fit the bill...

16. Critics pounce on Ayia Napa verdict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-pounce-on-ayia-napa-verdict

The British teen who was found guilty of lying to Ayia Napa police about being raped is determined to take the case to the Supreme Court while the verdict has fueled even more debate in Cyprus and around the world...

17. Dog owner acquitted in Yeroskipou death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dog-owner-acquitted-in-yeroskipou-death

The defendant in the Yeroskipou trial known as the “dog mauling case” has been found not guilty of involuntary manslaughter after judges said there was not sufficient evidence to secure a conviction...

18. Expert has no doubt British teen was raped

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-has-no-doubt-british-teen-was-raped

A forensic pathologist has testified for the defence in the ongoing Ayia Napa rape trial, saying a report by a state examiner had left out important details that were consistent with rape...

19. New developments in 'dog mauling' trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-developments-in-dog-mauling-trial

There are new developments in the Yeroskipou trial dubbed as the ‘dog mauling case’ with witness testimonies casting doubts over the cause or manner of Petrana’s death...

20. Partial drain at Memi Lake to go forward

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/partial-drain-at-memi-lake-to-go-forward

Divers can expect a less difficult task at Memi Lake in the search for little Sierra, following a decision by the Water Development Department to allow a partial drain to lower the water level...

21. Police renew efforts in search for Sierra

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-renew-efforts-in-search-for-sierra

Robotic cameras head back in the water on Monday in search for little Sierra, with officials still contemplating a partial drain of the lake...

22. Expert unsure whether Orestis acted alone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-unsure-whether-orestis-acted-alone

Private forensic pathologist Marios Matsakis has raised a number of questions following the discovery of a third suitcase at the red lake, including whether the alleged serial killer acted alone...

23. Red Lake object traced back to film production

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/red-lake-object-traced-back-to-film-production

New reports appear to debunk Wednesday’s odd find at the Red Lake, as an object that alerted authorities ended up being a mockup body dumped during the filming of a foreign movie two decades ago...

24. Latest finds in red lake raise questions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/red-lake-finds-raise-questions

Police are flooded with phone calls concerning the serial killer case, while items discovered in the red lake are raising more questions for investigators...

25. Doubts raised over Mitseros autopsies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doubts-raised-over-mitseros-autopsies

A well-known private forensic pathologist, who has raised doubts over the Mitseros autopsies in the serial killer investigation, says he also has reservations over the decision by local authorities to call on five UK experts...

26. Search for bodies expands in Mitseros case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/search-for-bodies-expands-in-mitseros-case

Authorities in Nicosia are getting back in the water on Friday, searching the lakebed in Xiliatos reservoir for little Sierra as well as a new location in Mitseros where a confessed serial killer said he dumped three more bodies...

27. Authorities regroup in Mitseros search

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/authorities-regroup-in-mitseros-search

Authorities are entering second phase in the Mitseros murders, as they begin to scrutinize the past of a suspected serial killer and prepare to inspect the bottom of a lake inch-by-inch in search of a missing little girl...

28. Mystery woman’s cause of death still unknown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mystery-woman-s-cause-of-death-still-unknown

Police investigators are trying to add more pieces to the puzzle as they try to identify the woman whose body was found in an abandoned mine in Nicosia...

29. Police call for probe in baby boy’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-call-for-probe-in-baby-boy-s-death

Limassol police have asked the Health Ministry to order a probe into the death of a 20-month-old baby boy, who died last week from complications after getting the seasonal flu...

30. Medical malpractice complaint in baby boy’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/medical-malpractice-complaint-in-baby-boy-s-death

A private forensic pathologist says the recent hospital death of a baby boy was due to medical negligence that took place in Limassol...

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