Cretan priest missing since early July found dead in ravine

A retired priest who had been missing for 22 days on Crete was found dead in a ravine in Iraklio on Saturday.

Father Emmanouil Lambrakis, 83, went missing on July 4 when he set off on foot from his village of Garipa with the aim of attending the unveiling of a new church in Arkalochori.

Members of the EMAK rescue team were called to help recover the priest’s body.

A coroner is due to give more information regarding Lambrakis’s death.

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