8 more days’ custody for Cyprus’ confessed serial killer

Europe 05/21/19, 04:57

A Cypriot army captain who confessed to killing seven foreign women and girls will remain in police custody for another eight days, a court ruled on Tuesday, as investigators continue to build their case against the man who is believed to be the east Mediterranean island nation's first serial killer.A ...

Update: 2nd suitcase with remains found in Cyprus lake

Europe 05/05/19, 11:05

The Latest on what is thought to be the first serial killer case in Cyprus (all times local):6:45 p.m.A Cyprus police spokesman says investigators hunting for bodies dumped by a suspected serial killer pulled a suitcase containing decomposing human remains from a toxic late.A woman holds a banner that shows ...

Cyprus serial killer suspect accused of raping other woman

Europe 05/05/19, 02:51

A Cyprus police investigator says a man who has confessed to killing seven foreign women and girls on the island is being investigated on additional charges of raping a foreign woman he had photographed as a model.Criminal Investigation Department Chief Neophytos Shailos told a Nicosia court Sunday that the suspect ...

Investigative missteps aided Cyprus serial killer

World 05/03/19, 09:23

It's more than the grizzly body count that's numbed people on the small east Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus.The country may have experienced mass killings decades ago during inter-ethnic conflict, but the self-confessed crimes of an army captain are something new for the island of around 1 million people.The captain, ...

Cyprus police step up search for more of suspect’s victims

World 04/26/19, 04:40

Cyprus police are intensifying a search for the remains of more victims at locations where an army officer, who authorities say admitted to killing five women and two girls, allegedly had dumped their bodies.Police said Friday's search will concentrate on a military firing range, a reservoir and a man-made lake ...

Cyprus murders: Police search mineshaft for missing girl

Europe 04/24/19, 05:41

Cypriot authorities say they are using a remote-controlled camera to search a flooded mineshaft where the bodies of two murdered women were found this month.Police are seeking the missing 6-year-old daughter of one of the victims, a 38-year-old Filipino woman. An army officer is in custody facing charges of premeditated ...

Cyprus police searching for bodies in abandoned mineshaft

Europe 04/22/19, 06:14

Cypriot authorities on Monday were searching a flooded mineshaft where two dead female bodies were discovered as well as a nearby lake for further bodies.Police on the east Mediterranean island nation, along with the help of the fire service, were conducting the search in the wake of last week's discovery ...

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