Body of Murdered Priest Discovered in Gerakas

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
Last Update: 12:24

A brutal crime involving the death of a 47-year-old priest has been reported by Greek authorities.

Sources have said that the priest was found dead in his home in Gerakas, located east of Athens.

His body was discovered in the first hours of Tuesday morning, just after midnight and was found covered in blood with his hands and feet bound.

Investigators have reported that a blood soaked pillow was next to his body as well and that his apartment showed signs that it had been broken into and ransacked.

The crime is under investigation by police at this time and there is no further information available.

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