The 74-year-old man who confessed to killing his 75-year-old wife at their home in Tremithousa was discharged from Paphos General Hospital on Tuesday afternoon, according to Michalis Nikolaou, Spokesman and Head of the Paphos TAE.
According to Mr. Nikolaou, a recommendation has been made by a psychiatrist for the 74-year-old to be transferred for treatment to the Mental Health Hospital in Athalassa. We were transferred, said the Head of the Paphos TAE, to the Paphos District Court and a decree of compulsory hospitalization of 74 was issued, after which he was transferred to Athalassa for further treatment.
After his arrest, the 74-year-old was kept under guard at the Paphos General Hospital, where he was treated at the Paphos General Hospital Intensive Care Unit.
According to the forensic examination carried out on the body of the 75-year-old on Monday by the Medical Examiner Nikolas Charalambous, the exact causes of her death are expected to be ascertained after the results of the histopathological and toxicological examinations. Mr. Charalambous had conducted an autopsy at the scene and found that the 75-year-old had bruises and abrasions on her face and that her death was allegedly due to a criminal act.
Mr. Nikolaou stated that the investigations continued at an intensive pace for the case of premeditated murder of the 75-year-old victim from Britain, while from the scene where the crime was committed, a number of items have been examined and received, which were sent for scientific examinations. Also, said Mr. Nikolaou, a number of deposits were received to clarify the case.