British man beaten to death in Greek hotel & # 39; by man whose wife he had an affair with & # 39;
British man is beaten to death in Greek hotel & # 39; by jealous husband whose wife he had an affair with & # 39;
- A British man was found dead in a hotel room on the Greek island of Ithaca
- The victim was reportedly beaten after having an affair with his attacker's wife
- A 52-year-old suspect who lives on the island has been arrested by the local police
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A British man was beaten to death on a Greek island by the jealous husband of a woman with whom he had an affair, according to reports.
The 40-year-old British man was found dead Sunday in a hotel on the island of Ithaca after he had sustained severe head injury.
His alleged attacker, a 54-year-old man living on the island, was said to have flown in anger and beaten the British tourist at the Familia Hotel in the town of Vathy.
The Brit was kicked in his hotel room and beaten in the head and body, InKefalonia reports.
The 40-year-old British man was found dead in his room at the Familia Hotel in the town of Vathy on the Greek island of Ithaca
After the attack, the suspect would have taken a taxi from the victim's hotel in Vathy to the nearby village where he would live
The alleged attacker, who is said to be a businessman who owns a supermarket in the area, then received a taxi to the nearby village where he lives, the state reports.
According to local media, the British man arrived last Thursday and started an affair with the wife of the suspect – a 42-year-old British woman, who is supposed to have a South African passport.
A queue of custody of the couple's eight-year-old daughter is supposed to be behind the attack, where the couple had months of marital problems, local media reports.
The police started a murder investigation and said that a suspect was arrested the next day.
According to local media, the woman would have been present during the attack, but not aware of the seriousness of the injuries.
The man and his wife are being held by the Attorney General on the nearby island of Kefalonia, police said.
The town of Vathy on the Greek island of Ithaca, where a British man died after an attack in his hotel room
In a statement to the local media, the Ithaca Police Department said: “The investigation was resolved immediately, after a systematic and thorough investigation by the Argostoli Security Department in collaboration with the Ithaca Police Department, after a fatal injury to a 40- year old in Ithaca.
& # 39; The 40-year-old stranger was found dead in a hotel room in Ithaca and informed the Ithaca Police Department and associated health center. & # 39;
A Foreign Ministry spokesman said: & We support the family of a British man after his death in Ithaca and are in contact with the Greek authorities. & # 39;
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