A Cyprus court that is criminal sentenced a military captain to seven life terms in jail after he pleaded bad into the premeditated murder and kidnapping of seven international ladies and girls.
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The judges said Metaxas “didn’t even think twice to kill kiddies” over a two-and-a-half-year duration during which prosecutors stated he sought after lots of his adult victims on social networks with the handle Orestes35 and had intercourse together with them.
Five life terms will run consecutively, while two will run simultaneously. The caretaker of Livia Florentina Bunea leans up to kiss a cross throughout the funeral of her child, 36, from Romania and her eight daughter that is year-old Natalia at a church within the town of Arediou, southwest of Cyprus’ capital Nicosia (Philippos Christou/AP)
The judges stated there may be no circumstances that are mitigating such an instance.
Earlier in the day, Metaxas pleaded bad and tearfully apologised in to the groups of their victims for the “unjust pain” he has got triggered them.
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The 35-year-old officer said their cooperation with authorities detectives ended up being the smallest amount of he could do in order to sooth the agony he caused towards the categories of the victims and their very own household.
Metaxas killed four Filipino ladies as well as the child of just one of them, along with a Romanian mom along with her child.
“I cannot return back with time and undo the things I have actually done,” Metaxas, clad in a bulletproof vest and surrounded by armed authorities, told a courtroom that is packed.