Man arrested in Atalanti for murdering mother

A 49-year-old man was detained in Atalanti, Fthiotida, on Wednesday on charges of murdering his 79-year-old mother.

Police officers discovered the woman’s body at the home the pair shared in the village of Exarchos.

A coroner’s report indicated that the woman was suffocated while the motive for the killing remained unclear.

The 49-year-old was to face a prosecutor in the central town of Lamia later in the day.