Patras triple filicide: Crucial faceoff between accused mother and judicial authorities

At 9 a.m. the Investigator investigating the deaths of the youngest girls of the Daskalakis family is waiting for their accused mother, Roula Pispirigou, in order to record her deposition.

Three hours later, the 34-year-old is called to appear again on the bench of the Mixed Jury Court, before which her trial for the death of her first daughter, Georgina, began on Monday.

The woman charged with the deaths of her three children will be transferred early in the morning from the Korydallos prison, where she is being held for "committed and attempted murder" against the 9-year-old Georgina, to the office of the 35th Regular Investigator, who will charge her with the deaths of her second daughter Malena and her last child, 6-month-old Iris.

"Serial intentional homicide"

The charge for which Roula Pispirigou will answer to the Investigator today concerns the crime of serial intentional homicide.

The case file includes the death of 3.5-year-old Malena on April 13, 2019 at the Aglaia Kyriakou Hospital, where the little girl had been successfully treated for "cervical lymphadenitis of the right jaw" and would be discharged immediately, and the death of six-month-old Iris on March 21, 2021. in the room where she slept with her big sister Georgina.

According to the 34-year-old's advocate, Alexis Kougias, his principal, after three deadlines that he has received, will today face the judicial official, to whom he will present a 120-page written deposition.

As estimated, the deposition process will last many hours and Roula Pispirigou is not expected to be "present" on the other front she has open.

Thus, the Mixed Jury Court, as already agreed, since the accused will not be able to attend due to her deposition to the...

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