Hip-hopper Pavlos Fyssas attacked by men in black sweatshirts and combat trousers
Wednesday 18 September 2013
Victim dies in hospital after being stabbed three times in the chest outside a café in Amfiali, a district of Piraeus, shortly after midnight by a group of neonazis dressed in black and camouflage uniforms
A 45-year-old man has been brought before a prosecutor in relation to the fatal stabbing of Pavlos Fyssas, a 34-year-old leftest hip-hopper, in Piraeus, in the early hours of Wednesday morning
Police said the suspect, who was arrested in the vicinity of the crime, admitted during questioning to stabbing the victim twice before discarding the weapon near his car.
The suspect also confirmed that he is a member of the neonazi Golden Dawn party, which has 18 MPs in the 300-seater parliament.
Police have also arrested the suspect’s wife and another woman for misleading the police investigation. The head of Golden Dawn’s branch in the area has also been arrested for firearm offences.
Fyssas died in the early hours of Wednesday morning after he was attacked by neonazis and subsequently stabbed in Piraeus.
“My doctor has told me that this was a professional hit,” the victim’s father, a former member of the Piraeus metalworkers union, said on Wednesday…
(Read the full report on Eleftherotypia’s English website: http://www.enetenglish.gr/?i=news.en.home&id=1484)