Crete man confesses to killing his grandmother

Police on the island of Crete have arrested a 25-year-old man for the brutal murder of his grandmother.

The woman, 85, was found dead in her house near Iraklio with multiple stab wounds on Tuesday.

The man on Wednesday confessed to killing the woman before setting fire to the room to eliminate the traces of his act.

The 25-year-old had originally denied any involvement. The motives for the crime remain unknown.