Suzanne Eaton's murder on Crete has been on my mind and in my heart from the moment we learned that the missing American scientist with the lovely smile and penetrating gaze was the victim of a brutal, random crime. The perpetrator, a local 27-year-old man who came upon her as she was jogging on a country road near the conference that she was attending.
The 27-year-old man who has allegedly admitted to the rape and murder of US biologist Suzanne Eaton on Crete was on Friday to appear before an investigating magistrate.
The man, whom police have identified as Yiannis Paraskakis, had been given a 48-hour extension to prepare his defense on Wednesday after his lawyer quit.
The court appointed him a new attorney.
Police yesterday identified a 27-year-old man who is charged with the murder of 59-year-old US biologist Suzanne Eaton on Crete earlier this month.
The man, who was identified as Ioannis Paraskakis, is said to have admitted to raping Eaton on July 2 after hitting her twice with his car and then disposing of her in a former German WWII bunker near the port of Hania.
A 27-year-old man who was detained as the prime suspect in the murder of American scientist Suzanne Eaton last week will be charged with murder, police authorities said on Tuesday during a joint press conference in Crete.
Eaton's body was found near the settlement of Xamoudochori, in Hania, nearly a week after she was last seen by friends on July 2.
Authorities on Crete have attributed the death of a 59-year-old American scientist whose body was found in an abandoned WWII bunker on Monday night to foul play, though tests are expected to shed more light on its actual cause.
Suzanne Eaton's body was found inside a cave near the settlement of Xamoudochori, in Hania, nearly a week after she was last seen by friends on July 2.