Bri­ton charged in death of tourist

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A 23-year-old Bri­ton was ar­rested on the is­land of Crete on Satur­day in con­nec­tion to the death of a 18-year-old com­pa­triot who was found dead in his room in the vil­lage of Sissi in La­sithi on Thurs­day. Ac­cord­ing to the case file, the sus­pect was fac­ing charges of caus­ing fa­tal in­juries to the vic­tim af­ter a post­mortem ex­am­i­na­tion showed that the 18-year-old died af­ter sus­tain­ing se­ri­ous head in­juries.

Ac­cord­ing to the on­go­ing po­lice in­ves­ti­ga­tion, the two young men had an al­ter­ca­tion in the pop­u­lar tourist area of Malia early on Thurs­day, where, ac­cord­ing to wit­ness ac­counts, the sus­pect al­legedly punched the vic­tim in the face and the 18-year-old fell to the ground, hit­ting his head. The 23-yearold was sched­uled to face a pros­e­cu­tor over the week­end.

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