Suspected serial killer held for another eight days, police add rape investigation to list

The suspect in the murder of five women and two girls was remanded for a further eight days on Sunday by the Nicosia court as police sought more time to gather evidence to complete investigations into the serial killing of seven people, five foreign women and the young daughters of two of the victims. For the […]

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Minister, police chief to brief president on Mitsero murders

Justice Minister Ionas Nicolaou and police chief Zacharias Chrysostomou will brief President Nicos Anastasiades on the investigations into the Mitsero murders at a meeting at 10am on Thursday. The meeting will focus on “what has been done, what was not done and what should be done” government spokesman Prodromos Prodromou told the Cyprus News Agency on Thursday […]

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Scotland Yard and private companies bolster Mitsero investigations

As police scramble to examine collected evidence and gather statements from neighbours and those close to the victims of suspected serial killer Nikos Metaxas, the investigating officers were reinforced on Monday by a five-member team of Scotland Yard experts who are expected to assist in his interrogation. The British team includes a pathologist, a clinical […]

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Focus turns to Mitsero’s toxic ‘red lake’, still searching Xyliatos for Sierra

Authorities on Friday were searching three areas in a bid to find traces of four unaccounted victims of suspected serial killer Nicos Metaxas after he allegedly told authorities where to look for three additional bodies. In total there may be seven victims. At around 1.30pm, a surface-supplied diver went into a lake at Xyliatos in […]

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Two more arrests in Mitsero murder

TWO more persons were arrested Thursday in connection with investigations into the death of a 39-year-old woman from the Philippines, whose body was found in a shaft in Mitsero, while as the day drew to a close an operation to drain the water from the shaft – to determine whether the victim’s missing six-year-old daughter suffered […]

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