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Terrifying Travel: Another Day, Another Beheading

August 4, 2008 at 1:34 PM | by | Comments (0)

Do. Not. Want. Less than a week after a grizzly slaying in Canada, another decapitation, this time on Santorini, has tourists in Greece feeling skittish.

A 31-year-old Greek man allegedly beheaded his girlfriend before slashing a police officer with a clever and injuring two other women on the island. A police official told Reuters:

He was walking around, carrying her head and telling the astonished villagers not to stop him.

Another woman was hurt when an errant police bullet struck her as officers gunned down the suspect. The Greek Tourism Minister says he's working to stop violence on his islands before it has further impact on visitors.

Related Stories:
· Alleged Greek Clever Killer in Critical Condition [AP, via Google]
· Greek Man Beheads Girlfriend on Santorini [Reuters, via]
· Crime coverage [Jaunted]

[Photo of Santorini: Wolfgang Staudt]

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