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15 June, 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. Attorney general pressured to reopen case on Thanasis' strangulation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attorney-general-pressured-to-reopen-case-on-thanasis-strangulation

Criminal investigator Savvas Matsas explained on the broadcast Diaspora News the key individuals involved, the difficulties arising from the time delay, and the obstacles faced so far in the case of the death of 26-year-old National Guard member Thanasis Nikolaou....

3. 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....

4. Legal maneuvering clouds Thanasis' inquest, verdict on May 10th

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-maneuvering-clouds-thanasis-inquest-verdict-on-may-10th

In a culmination of legal proceedings, the coroner's inquest into the death of 26-year-old national guardsman Thanasis Nikolaou concluded today, with a decision slated for May 10th. ...

5. Thanasis' death inquiry reaches boiling point with third interrogation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thanasis-death-inquiry-reaches-boiling-point-with-third-interrogation

After a series of intricate legal proceedings, including testimonies from the Legal Service and family attorneys, the complex investigation into the death of 26-year-old soldier Thanasis Nicolaou is nearing its conclusion. ...

6. 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. ...

7. Investigator accuses coroner of cover-up in Thanasis' murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigator-accuses-coroner-of-cover-up-in-thanasis-murder

In a riveting continuation of the trial surrounding the untimely demise of 26-year-old National Guardsman Thanasis Nikolaou, investigator Savvas Matsas delivered compelling testimony on Wednesday afternoon....

8. Twists and cover-ups surrounding the death of Thanasis Nikolaou

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/twists-and-cover-ups-surrounding-the-death-of-thanasis-nikolaou

In a riveting continuation of the death interrogation for National Guardsman Thanasis Nikolaou, criminal investigator Savvas Matsas delivered compelling testimonies, unveiling distressing details and alleging an apparent cover-up in the investigation....

9. Denied witness requests increase tension in Thanasis death inquiry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/denied-witness-requests-increase-tension-in-thanasis-death-inquiry

After a lengthy session yesterday, which spanned over five hours and included the examination of pathologist Dimitra Karagianni concerning the death of 26-year-old National Guard member Thanasis Nikolaou.....

10. Inquiry raises more questions in National Guardsman's death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inquiry-raises-more-questions-in-national-guardsman-s-death

11. 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....

12. Sex rendezvous messages emerge in murder investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sex-rendezvous-messages-emerge-in-murder-investigation

Cyprus Police are investigating the murder of a sex worker in Limassol that took place over the weekend, when a woman from Ukraine was found dead in her hotel apartment where an asylum seeker from Turkey had also booked an appointment to see her on Saturday evening...

13. 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...

14. 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...

15. 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...

16. Suspect in cliff death disputes forensic report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-in-woman-s-cliff-death-disputes-forensic-report

The main suspect in the cliff death of a Ukrainian woman has denied wrongdoing and further called for a private forensic expert to conduct a second post mortem, after state pathologists suggested there were signs his girlfriend had been raped and strangled to death...

17. Investigator fired from soldier death cover-up probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigator-fired-from-soldier-death-cover-up-probe

Cyprus’ chief prosecutor has fired one of two independent investigators in a police cover-up probe, prompting strong reaction from the ousted expert as well as the family of a slain soldier, whose death initially ruled a suicide turned out to be a criminal act 17 years ago with the perpetrators still at large after a botched investigation...

18. Report ready on soldier’s murder cover-up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-ready-on-soldier-s-murder-cover-up-in-cyprus

A report on a soldier’s death, initially ruled suicide but years later found to have been a criminal act, is expected to be handed to the Cypriot state prosecutor on Thursday, with media leaks suggesting suspects and others who botched the investigation are named in the report which only recommends prosecution for misdemeanor offenses...

19. Lawyer in soldier murder cover-up raises stakes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-in-soldier-murder-cover-up-raises-stakes

A high-powered attorney in Cyprus representing the family of a soldier, whose death initially ruled a suicide has been updated to murder, has hinted at lawsuits if prosecutors fail to go after the perpetrators...

20. Maricar’s mom still seeks justice in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/maricar-s-mom-still-seeks-justice-in-cyprus

The mother of murdered Filipina Maricar Valdez Arquiola is still waiting for the Cypriot government to do the right thing, with reports saying relatives of victims in the island’s unprecedented serial killer case are still waiting for a proper financial settlement...

21. Cyprus police investigate mercy killing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-investigate-mercy-killing

An elderly man in Paphos was under arrest on murder charges on Saturday after police found his wife dead in their home, with reports saying information relayed by Interpol suggested he killed his wife to end her suffering from blood cancer...

22. Officers to face discipline in serial killer case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-to-face-discipline-in-serial-killer-case

A police internal affairs committee in the Republic of Cyprus has recommended disciplinary action against members of law enforcement in the island’s serial killer probe, after criminal prosecution was ruled out against officers and superiors who dropped the ball on cases of missing women later found murdered...

23. Bone casts doubt in soldier’s suicide story

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bone-casts-doubt-in-soldier-s-suicide-story

New forensic evidence pointing to strangulation has emerged in the 2005 death of a soldier, who was said to have committed suicide while serving in Cyprus while his family kept insisting all along that the army had covered up a crime...

24. Officers off the hook in serial killer probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-off-the-hook-in-serial-killer-probe

Senior law enforcement officials and frontline police officers named in a serial killer probe in Cyprus could be subject to disciplinary action but not criminal charges because of broader systemic failures and lack of evidence...

25. Woman jailed for strangling mother-in-law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-jailed-for-strangling-mother-in-law

A woman in Nicosia has been sentenced to eight years in prison on attempted murder charges, after she tried to strangle her mother-in-law whom she held responsible for ruining her marriage to her son...

26. Shocking details emerge in woman’s murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shocking-details-emerge-in-woman-s-murder

Police say they are looking for a main suspect in a case of premeditated murder in Limassol, after the body of a foreign woman was discovered in her own bedroom on Sunday...

27. Police on the stand in serial killer probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-on-the-stand-in-serial-killer-probe

The top legal advisor in the Republic of Cyprus has recommended that criminal charges be included in the prosecution against a number of police officers involved in a suspected mishandling of missing women complaints in the Orestis serial killer case...

28. More work needed in serial killer probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-work-needed-in-serial-killer-probe

More statements described as “necessary” and some changes are being sought in the serial killer probe, which has identified so far two dozen officers for failing to do their job in handling cases of missing women and children who were later found murdered in Cyprus...

29. Officers named in serial killer probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officers-named-in-serial-killer-probe

An independent probe into police handling of missing complaints in the serial killer case has been completed, with investigators naming some 20 officers for failing to do their job...

30. Orestis case over but new details still shocking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/orestis-case-over-but-details-still-shocking

Cypriot serial killer Nikos Metaxas began serving seven life sentences following his trial on Monday, with the public still trying to process the horrifying details of the case and possible future legal steps...

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