Teen held over death of boy, 6

Kathimerini English - - Front Page -

Po­lice in Ko­mo­tini, north­ern Greece, yes­ter­day de­tained a 15-year-old mem­ber of the lo­cal Roma com­mu­nity af­ter he al­legedly ad­mit­ted to killing a 6-year-old boy who went miss­ing from a Roma set­tle­ment on Sun­day night.

The youth led in­ves­ti­ga­tors to the body of the 6-year-old at a derelict house, ac­cord­ing to lo­cal re­ports which said the boy had been bound hand and foot.

Marks on the boy’s body sug­gested that he was suf­fo­cated but a lo­cal coroner was ex­pected to de­ter­mine the ex­act cause of his death.

Ac­cord­ing to sources, the 15year-old sus­pect has been pre­vi­ously ac­cused of the at­tempted rape of a mi­nor.

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