What Greco’s wife said about the developments …
After many months of silence, the wife of Dimitris Graikos spoke to Angeliki Nikolouli.
As she said, she had no news around the case despite the fact that she is communicating with the Missing Persons Department each week.
She was suddenly surprised when the reporter informed her of the latest developments that the case after Prosecutor order is now being investigated as a murder by the Homicide Department of Greek Police.
“I do not know anything. Everything passes my mind … How a man and a car disappearing.. As long as nothing was found , I have a hope … ” were her words.
She described to Angeliki Nikolouli her attempt on the day of her disappearance to call her husband on the phone which was turned off. She then cleaned the refrigerator to put the meat which he would bring and left a note that she would arrange it the next day.
“Next morning, the note was on the table as I had left it … That’s the story …” she told the reporter.
Tunnel came into contact with the man in whom Graikos, as originally said, would give the meat he had in his car when he left the slaughterhouse. He claimed that nothing like that happened.
“The ring tightens up for the murderers … “
After a torturous time and without having any new ones for his missing brother, Nikos Graikos was again summoned to the Thessaloniki Police to testify for this strange case.
As he told Tunnel from the very first moment, he was convinced that his brother was murdered.
“After a year, the case has now passed through the department of missing persons to the section of the Crime. Even now, I hope we find some edge … We are still searching for the car. Now if it was scrapped or if it buried it five meters under the earth, God knows … Since the first month that Dimitris had been lost, the police investigation had to be headed elsewhere … ” he pointed out.
Deeply disappointed, all he wants is to find his brother’s body so he can bury him next to their parents.
Look to the old warehouses …”
“Look well in deserted warehouses and some” secret “irrigation channels …”.
The information that arrived to Tunnel and the Authorities meant alert and started new investigations.
The members of the OFKATH, headed by Christos Ramos, along with the reporter of the show, were once again found outside the feedstock in Halastra where a security camera recorded the last spot of a 59-year-old businessman.
Christos Ramos, with the help of a map, showed an inland piece in which there are four abandoned warehouses. Tunnel camera recorded their effort.
Surveys were attempted at the very same time, with the same weather just like when Graikos got lost with his farm car.
The first stop under a series of small bridges that make it easier for farmers to travel has not produced any results. Then the large group with two specially equipped cars went to the warehouses. The researchers were divided into two groups and pedestrians moved to different places. On the way, they explored stallions and improvised sheds and they found remnants of old vehicles. None of these had anything to do with the businessman rural car.
An employee of a farm unit whom they met during the investigations told the reporter that the area had no illumination and it is very difficult even for cars to move there especially if it’s night.
Researchers had to cross inaccessible areas and pass over stagnant water surfaces that had turned into marshes in order to search over a wide radius.
During the survey, they found a large irrigation canal adjacent to an enclosed livestock unit that was also not searched. Then they used the drone helicopter and the camera captured this point from above. This is a rough and deep channel in which a sonar probe cannot be used.
After the investigation, the journalist contacted a witness who is dealing with the recycling of old materials. He showed him the photo with HILUX TOYOTA, with which the 59-year-old businessman disappeared and asked if he had heard anything about the particular vehicle. He pointed out that cars like this, the professionals of the kind usually use them for spare parts. In other cases, they burn them or they change the plates, dye them and carry them to another area.
“This car, or it became pieces or it was left somewhere … The plain is full of burned cars,” he said.
The Beginning of the Thriller
The businessman Dimitris Graikos, 59, from Pentalofos of Thessaloniki, was mysteriously lost with his car a HILUX TOYOTA with registration number NAY 1252. He disappeared on the afternoon of Thursday 3 November 2016 from Halarastra region when he left the slaughterhouses. Up to now his body, nor his car, has not been detected.
See frame by frame the research of “Tunnel” for the ultimate case here.