Conviction upheld for man who shot neighbοr over loud music 

An appeals court in the northern port city of Thessaloniki on Monday upheld a prior prison sentence of 15 years and eight months handed to a 40-year-old man who shot his neighbor dead after the victim complained about loud music.

The murder took place in September 2018 in a Roma settlement in Ipsomata Diavaton, three days after the 43-year-old victim asked the perpetrator to turn down the loud music coming out of his house.

The killer claimed that he did not intend to kill the victim and was acting in self-defense. He also told court he was drunk and that he apologized to the victim's family.

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