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Mother, grandmother murdered in Ioannina

A 21-year-old man gave himself up to police in Ilioupolis, Athens, yesterday, and was being taken to Ioannina to answer questions regarding the murder of his mother and grandmother in the northern town. Olga Papageorgiou, 85, and her daughter, Chrysavgi, 55, were found stabbed to death in their home in the old part of Ioannina at about 8 p.m. yesterday. Neighbors were concerned because they saw swarms of flies coming out of the house and they had not seen either woman since Thursday, the Athens News Agency reported. The house was near the town’s old fort. The agency said that according to its sources, police found the knife and suspected «a relative.» Later, Constantine Mitsaris gave himself up to police in Athens in connection with the murder of his mother and grandmother, state television NET reported. No motive for the double murder was known last night.