Athens police detain man suspected of killing Irish girlfriend

A man alleged to have murdered his 48-year-old Irish girlfriend and to have kept her body in his Athens home for days has been arrested, police said on Wednesday.

The man is alleged to have killed the 48-year-old following an argument at the apartment they rented together in the neighborhood of Ambelokipi.

The suspect, who was not identified, faced a prosecutor on Wednesday, police said without releasing any of his personal details.