Developments in the brutal murder of the schoolteacher in Agrinio, shocked.
The threshold of the magistrate recently passed a witness viewer of “Tunnel”, to testify what she saw the day of Nikos Mentzis murder and revealed to Angeliki Nikolouli.
Her testimony led to with other evidence led to personalize the prosecution for manslaughter with intent, against two persons.
In the studio of “Tunnel” found the family lawyer in Agrinio, Christopher Papaioannou.
“After six years of anguish and deep research of the family and your emission, is now personified the prosecution for manslaughter with intent, which has being practiced against unknown in 2013. Two persons from the familiar environment of the victim, they have been called for legal apology on April 19. Witness who had revealed at “Tunnel” what she had seen on the day of the murder, went voluntarily and testified to the investigator. Immediately will be called the second witness who had also spoken to your show ” he said.
He stressed that the brothers and parents of the unfortunate teacher had they managed despite the initial mistakes of the authorities to block the version of the accident or suicide and consolidate with experts, this of a murder.
Finally he called and anyone else who knows something to speak, to shed light on the case.
The special expert and forensic analyst George Raftogiannis, who had appointed as technical advisor of the family of Nikos Mentzos, said:
“What we did was that we got an alleged suicide and through the analysis and consideration of the findings of the photographic material of the Fire Department and Police, we proved that it was murder. It was difficult to identify items as there was complete carbonization and considerable deficit bones like the skull and teeth. In the photos appeared some wires were used as handcuffs. Even a cable that was missing from the car, was tied like a noose around the neck of the victim and descended tying the body. During the exhumation actually established the existence of wires but we also found another important element: the victim’s blood in vials. After analysis detected monoxide, which means that Mentzos breathed regardless in what state he was when strapped into the car. “
Mr. Raftogiannis reported yet, it was found a distortion of the driver’s seat from back to front. This indicates that the victim was attacked from behind and was immobilized.
He stressed that according to the analysis of specific expert the fire was started from the inside out and from the position of the occupant on the motor, which means that special fuels used as accelerators.
What the teacher revealed to his friends before the “holocaust” …
The evidence “Tunnel” revealed for the thriller of the wild murder of schoolteacher in Agrinio, launched developments.
Witnesses who had revealed to show every suspect moves saw that day, testified to Agrinio investigator and the prosecution for homicide, personified against two individuals.
In “Tunnel” were heard these serious testimonies which paved the way for the punishment of the terrible crime.
A pastry employee where the victim’s wife was working but also Mentzos used to work as a second job had said to “Tunnel” the following:
The victim had asked him to buy under his name of a mobile phone number to be able to communicate with the woman who had an extramarital affair. But lately he was saying that he feared and asked him to escort him at night because they someone was threatening him.
“He told me someone was blackmailing him and he was afraid and feared” …
A colleague of the teacher who knew him for many years and had developed friendly relations, said on the show that lately he seemed depressed, had closed in himself and not easily talked. She remembered an incident that happened at school. Someone went there to find him and Mentzos came out of the building to talk to him. When he returned was very upset, he asked to transfer in another school, but this request was not accepted.
He had confided to her that he was blackmailing by someone and was afraid that he could to cause problems at school and his family.
“I saw him pull him from his car”
Other witnesses revealed two important facts. One reported that on fateful Holy Thursday of 2011, shortly before Nikos Mentzos was murdered she passing by the supermarket LIDL. At half past ten a.m. she saw his car parked casual at the edge of the asphalt and the beginning of a dirt road. The driver’s door was open and a man was pulling violently the 46 year old teacher who was inside, trying to defend himself. Just behind the car of the victim was a dark car with three men who watched the brawl uninvolved. The witness who lives in the area, acknowledged the teacher and the person who pulled him from his car.
“I saw them near the scene of the crime”
Second witness who went through the same point earlier, he said that while burning the teacher, saw two cars and a motorbike near the site of the murder. She recognized the drivers who were moving suspiciously.
“Tunnel” found the motorbike driver who denied that he was at the point with these people that morning.
See details about the case here.