Prosecutor to investigate police officers’ dealings with murdered woman

People attend a vigil outside Agioi Anargyroi police precinct, Tue. [InTime News]

A prosecutor has ordered a preliminary investigation to establish whether the officers on duty at the police precinct outside of which a 28-year-old woman was murdered by her ex-partner bear any responsibility for the incident or whether there was any breach of duty.

The prosecutor's investigation will pick up on the sworn administrative enquiry already ordered by police headquarters into whether protocols concerning domestic violence and abuse were followed by officers.

The 28-year-old woman was stabbed to death by her ex-partner outside Agioi Anargyroi police precinct, in northern Athens, on Monday night.

She was stabbed multiple times just moments after reporting to police that she had seen her former partner loitering outside her house and had reason to fear for her life.

According to a friend who accompanied her to the police precinct, officers...

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