Police in Cyprus have found the seventh sufferer of what’s believed to be the island’s first serial killer.
The physique of six-year-old Sierra Granze was discovered on the backside of lake Memi, southwest of the capital Nicosia.
“Human stays have been discovered and forensic pathologists are on the scene,” a police spokesman mentioned.
A military captain, recognized as Nikos Metaxas, was arrested in April on suspicion of the killings.
Metaxas was taken to the lake after he gave extra detailed details about how he disposed of the physique, the Cyrus newspaper Philenews reported.
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He had beforehand admitted to throwing the kid’s physique within the lake after murdering her mom Mary Rose Tiburcio.
Mataxas is believed to have killed 5 grownup girls – all overseas employees – and the younger daughters of two of the victims. It’s thought that every one of his victims have now been discovered.
Cypriot authorities are going through accusations of not absolutely investigating when the ladies have been first reported lacking.
The case has additionally raised questions over the situations that housemaids work underneath in Cyprus, which some critics have described as akin to trendy slavery.