Panagiotis Stathis

Suspect in Mykonos surveyor’s murder ordered to remain in custody

A 44-year-old suspect in the murder of civil engineer Panagiotis Stathis in the northern Athenian suburb of Psychiko was ordered to remain in custody following his testimony on Thursday.

Arrested last Tuesday, the suspect appeared in court under heavy security for a three-hour testimony.

Supreme court prosecutor orders immediate investigation into organized crime activities

Supreme Court Prosecutor Georgia Adeilini issued an order on Wednesday for the immediate investigation of cases involving criminal organizations, money laundering, homicides, and other serious offenses linked to mafia networks on Mykonos, other Cycladic islands, as well as in Athens and Thessaloniki.

Police reopening Mykonos files

In the wake of last week's brutal execution of 54-year-old engineer Panagiotis Stathis who was gunned down outside his Athens office in Psychiko, the Hellenic Police is reopening files concerning murders, extortion and beatings which have been linked to underworld activity on the island of Mykonos that reportedly remains strong and largely untouched.