Suzanne Eaton's (photo) body was found deep in the bottom of a cave
Police hunt for the murderer of American biologist Suzanne Eaton targets neo-Nazi supporters on the Greek island of Crete.
Her body was found deep in the bottom of a cave that was used by the Nazis to store ammunition during the Second World War.
Crete has groups of Nazi fanatics and supporters who trade in memorabilia and souvenirs left by soldiers.
The police believe that the location of the caves would only have been known by a few people in the neighborhood and especially those with an interest in Nazi background.
The police have interviewed several people, including convicted criminals and Nazi sympathizers, and they have provided DNA samples.
The suspects were detained after investigators dr. Eaton had merged before she disappeared, with the help of two witnesses who saw her in the hours before she went missing.
They were released after interrogation, but the police think they are close to a breakthrough in their investigation. It is said that they are sure that they will arrest within a few days.
It comes as Dr.'s family. Eaton pays sincere obeisances to her.
Her mother, son Max, brother Rob and her sister broke their silence to remember the 59-year-old scientist who was choked and stabbed after his walk.
Her mother Glynda said: & # 39; She was a devoted wife and mother and loved her family very much.
& # 39; From the day Suzanne was brought to me just after she was born – put into a red Christmas stocking on December 23 – not sleepy but sleepy but with her head up, her eyes alert, that interest in everything around her is never changed.
& # 39; It was a joy to share her love of books and music, to observe the combination of a certain flamboyance with a calm, thoughtful, steady personality.
& # 39; Her achievements are many and varied: avid gardener, accomplished pianist, black belt in Taekwondo, and of course her contributions to developmental biology. & # 39;
One of her two sons Max added that he would always & # 39; cherish & # 39 ;.
He added: & # 39; My mother was a remarkable woman.
& # 39; She managed to live a life with little regret, balancing her private life with her career.
& # 39; I think the fact that I didn't realize how well she had succeeded was clear that other mothers around me had been working full time with their children, but mine was never surpassed by any of them.
& # 39; Supporting and encouraging, she cherished and supported everything that the scattering spirit of my youth would come with, and this curiosity has remained with me to this day.
Dr. Eaton & # 39; s body landed face down, about 200 feet within the labyrinth of passages that run through this cave (photo)
Local villagers said they believed that only someone from the area would have known about the cave, which is off a dust trail and then means a trek through rugged forest and is not easily visible to the naked eye or from the road
Police believe she was picked up from the road outside the fishing village of Afrata and suffocated before she was dumped into the cave by a shaft
Dr. Eaton left the orthodox academy for a run and was discovered in a cave from World War II near the settlement of Xamoudochori on Monday evening
& # 39; As I grew, her genius as a scientist began to challenge me. Always armed with a question, she would show interest in every topic that was raised.
& # 39; I have talked to her for a long time about topics I had studied at university, and within a week she would be just as familiar with that subject as one of my professors.
& # 39; Yet she was much more than a scientist. Her love of music seemed bright, her eyes lit every time she spoke of a piece she was playing, and she would laugh with me in admiration for the enormous complexity of a piano arrangement.
& # 39; I have many good memories of her and my father playing duets together, filling our house with a beautiful, joyful sound that was unique to them, and I will forever cherish the memory of lying on the floor, watch and listen to the matter that brought them together. & # 39;
Dr. Eaton & # 39; s younger sister, in a written tribute, said: & # 39; Sue is too big a person because her legacy is somehow determined by the way we lost her.
& # 39; I can't help but think that if she was here, Suzanne could write this statement.
& # 39; She was good with words and it didn't matter if it was a personal expression of sadness or joy or a scientific article about endocannabinoids.
& # 39; She loved preparing excellent meals and had an exotic sense of fashion.
& # 39; She loved perfume. She taught and practiced Taekwondo as a second-degree black belt. She completed crossword puzzles way too fast, played concertos and read extensively.
& # 39; She applied Jane Austin & # 39; s strictest description of a & # 39; accomplished woman & # 39; while maintaining natural humility and & # 39; insatiable curiosity & # 39 ;.
& # 39; She was worried that it was impossible to give both her science and her family everything. But anyone who read about her achievements in molecular and developmental biology, or witnessed her joy in guiding, comforting and inspiring her children, or sharing and loving her husband, would not have suspected this.
& # 39; With deep sensitivity and compassion she has somehow made us a priority.
& # 39; We are extremely proud of her. It was her words that ultimately helped me deal with death, and she was teaching me how to live. So, I will continue on that journey.
& # 39; I consciously chose not to let those facts haunt my memory. My memory will be one of pure joy and gratitude, of love and admiration for an arm in arm, a confidant, a strong, kind, brilliant, selfless person who has made indelible contributions to science and has added immeasurable beauty to our lives .
Her brother Rib said: & I have lost a sister. The world has lost more than it will ever know. Suzanne brought a new perspective on everything.
& # 39; As a scientist, she would bring together the threads of general knowledge from other disciplines to create profound new insights into her own. As a chef, she was able to make the most exotic dish simple and homely.
& # 39; I will miss our animated conversations. I would always walk away with a head full of new ideas and enthusiasm. Above all, I will miss the friendliest, wisest person I will probably ever know. & # 39;
An 85-year-old gardener and an elderly fisherman both independently told detectives that they saw Dr. Eaton in the village of Afrata, three miles away from where she had stayed.
Officers now believe that Dr. Eaton disappeared a mile outside of Afrata when she returned to the Orthodox Academy of Crete, where she would become a keynote conference speaker.
The police have interrogated several people and arrested potential suspects, believing that they are Dr. Killer. Almost can find Eaton, DailyMail.com can reveal
She had fought for her life against an attacker armed with a knife, and suffered considerable knife wounds on her body, police sources told. ABC.
The witnesses are adamant when she entered the picturesque former fishing village, which has no street surveillance cameras and is surrounded by cliffs and olive fields, before returning to the academy.
The retired gardener, who asked not to be identified, told DailyMail.com: “I saw her and I recognized her by the pictures of her. I also correctly told the police the pink and purple colors of her clothes.
& # 39; She walked pretty fast near a bridge and a small church on the road from the village. I walked and she passed me. I'm sad about what happened to her. & # 39;
It is believed that she met her murderer or murderer on the road from Afrata and possibly got exhausted in the heat of 90 degrees and walked four miles.
She had walked north from the academy and her body was found about six miles south of the academy in a cave that had been a Nazi bunker during World War II.
It is thought that she was picked up from the road outside Afrata and suffocated and stabbed before she was dumped through a shaft in the cave near Xamoudochori.
Her body was still not released to her British husband and forensic tests are being conducted to see if she was raped.
Coroner Antonis Papadomanolakis told local news channels: & Her death was not immediate. It's not like shooting. It was expensive. & # 39;
One of the last people to see her alive, Katerina Karkala-Zormpa of the Orthodox Academy of Crete, told DailyMail.com: “She was in a good mood and laughed when she came through the reception.
& # 39; She played the piano and then went outside. She always felt safe here and it was her fourth visit.
& # 39; She felt so at ease here that she left her room unlocked with the key in it and her things. & # 39;
& # 39; It was a big shock when we heard she was missing. She always walked when she was here and I couldn't believe she got lost, & Karkala-Zormpa said. & # 39; Her family came here and worked so hard to find her. They always sent emails and by telephone and helped with the search.
Her body was not yet released to her British husband Tony Hyman (photo) and forensic tests are being conducted to see if she was raped
& # 39; It was so sad when her body was discovered, but somehow it was a relief because they at least knew what had happened. Of course they wanted to find her alive, but after a week they just had to know. & # 39;
& # 39; After she died, we discovered what a brilliant scientist she was and the incredible research she had done. She was very modest and did not make a big deal about her performance, & she added. & # 39; The whole thing had been very difficult and we hope that the murderer or murderers are found as quickly as possible. & # 39;
She said that Dr. Eaton was an experienced and fit walker and would not normally have accepted a ride from strangers.
The police also talk to cell phone companies in Crete that the murderer or murderers may have had on them when they choke and stabbed her before they dumped her body.
The authorities are trying to determine whether a telephone signal was picked up by mobile phone masts near the remote olive fields where her body was found.
Crucially, they indicated a two-hour period on the night of Tuesday, July 2, when different phone signals were picked up in an area that they thought had been known to them and a few from outside the area.
DailyMail.com previously revealed that in the days after the mother-of-two's body was found, agents were walking around the former Nazi bunker, talking to the three largest telephone companies in Greece, Cosmote, Vodafone and Wind, from their own mobile phone.
They talked to telephone technicians and technicians while they were in the forest and asked if their locations were identifiable.
This is the orthodox academy of Crete where Dr. Eaton was received while attending a conference and would be a keynote speaker
Katerina Karkala-Zormpa (photo), from the Orthodox Academy, was one of the last people to see her alive and told DailyMail.com she was in a good mood and laughed & # 39; for her last run
A source said: & # 39; They did this because they wanted to test their own phones and coordinates close to the cave and then, using GPS mapping and computer data, find out what other mobile phones in that area were in the last week been.
& # 39; It is a lonely place and there is no reason really except for walkers or cave explorers, for everyone to go there.
& # 39; If the killers had their phone, they think that is enough to find them.
& # 39; There can't be many people going there, and if that is the night her body stays there, they will be looking for the owners of the cell phones that were picked up in the area at the time. & # 39;
Those who visited the area found strong 4G signal strength on their cell phones, stimulated by two towering telephone towers in the area.
It was also revealed that the murderer dumped Dr. Eaton's body, still dressed in her chassis, through a shaft, a drop of about 40 feet.
They did this by removing a wooden pallet from the shaft and dropping the body down where it came down with the front, about 200 feet in the labyrinth of corridors that run through the cave.
Police and forensic officers thoroughly investigated the cave, close to Xamoudochori and their discarded plastic gloves and other debris lay in the opening of the cave, which is partially blocked by a fallen tree and is only accessible on hands and feet.
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