Men­tal pa­tient kills part­ner

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A 45-year-old man in treat­ment at a psy­chi­atric hos­pi­tal in Athens has killed his 51-year-old part­ner al­most 10 years after mur­der­ing his wife, it emerged yes­ter­day.

Po­lice re­vealed that the man con­fessed to killing his part­ner to one of the doctors treat­ing him at the hos­pi­tal in Dafni, western Athens. The psy­chi­a­trist in­formed the po­lice and of­fi­cers went to the woman’s home in Peris­teri, where they found that she had been stabbed to death, likely on Thursday.

The man, who was not named, told of­fi­cers he killed the woman after she told him she wanted to break up. Po­lice said he had been a pa­tient at the hos­pi­tal since killing his wife in a sim­i­lar man­ner about a decade ago. A fire­fighter ex­its

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