Ongoing search ‘extremely difficult and dangerous’, police say

The search for more bodies at the red lake in Mitsero is “extremely difficult and dangerous”, but under no circumstances will the investigation be called off, police spokesperson Andreas Angelides said on Tuesday. He was speaking to reporters at the scene as specialist crews scrambled to locate and retrieve two more suitcases believed to contain the remains […]

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Philippines monitoring serial killer probe, dispatch representatives

The Philippine foreign ministry said Friday it was monitoring developments in Cyprus and has dispatched representatives to provide Cypriot authorities with assistance. In a statement, the ministry extended its condolences to the families of the victims, saying it was monitoring the investigation through its embassy in Athens. “Embassy representatives are now in Cyprus to meet […]

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Timeline: how a single murder probe unfolded to reveal a serial killer

April 14: A naked and bound female body was found in a Mitsero mine shaft by two foreigners taking photos, body retrieved at 8.30pm April 15: Evidence emerges the dead woman is Mary Rose Tiburcio, 39, from the Philippines reported missing by her roommate on May 5, 2018, along with her daughter. Search for  Tiburcio’s daughter Sierra, 6, […]

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