Tuesday, March 09, 2010

DNA tests: Papadopoulos's stolen body found; motives unknown

Following up on the suspected find of former Greek Cypriot President Tassos Papadopoulos's stolen corpse, according to ANA and MPA (2010), DNA tests [at the Cyprus Institute of Genetics and Neurology] have confirmed that the police have found Papadopoulos's body. The motives of the body-snatchers are apparently still unknown.

[10.45pm, 10th March 2010 update: the crime has been solved: Tassos Papadopoulos's body was stolen for ransom.]

ANA and MPA (Athens News Agency and Macedonian Press Agency). 2010: "DNA identificaiton confirms T. Papadopoulos' body". Greek Radio and Television [Ελληνική Ραδιοφωνία και Τηλεόραση], 9th March. Available at: http://news.ert.gr/en/world/europe/34132-tou-t-papadopoulou-i-soros-symfona-me-tis-eksetaseis-dna

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