Greece: 81-year-old man killed his 73-year-old wife with a screwdriver

In the morning a neighbor saw the old man go out on the balcony and shout "I killed my wife"

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A brutal murder took place on Friday morning in Alexandroupolis. An 81-year-old man killed his 73-year-old wife with a screwdriver. Immediately after his heinous act, he attempted suicide by drinking bleach.

The authorities were alerted around 9:10 in the morning by neighbors in the area of ​​Plotinoupoleos Street, who heard commotion and screams from the couple's residence.

In particular, according to information, around 9:08, a neighbor saw the elderly man go out on the balcony and shout "I killed my wife".

When the police arrived at the scene, they found the 73-year-old woman dead and the 81-year-old man in a bad condition from his suicide attempt. The elderly man was rushed to the University General Hospital of Alexandroupolis (PGNA), where he is being treated.

CloseAuthorities are conducting intensive investigations to clarify the exact circumstances and motives behind this tragic incident.

A medical examiner is also on site.

According to neighbors, there were constant arguments between the elderly couple, but no one expected the situation to escalate to homicide.

Source: protothema.gr