Boy’s throat slashed by fellow pupil after argument about tractors


An argument about tractors appears to have been a spark for a brawl that culminated in the vicious murder of a 14-year-old boy at the hands of a fellow pupil in the area of Gefyra, Thessaloniki, on Saturday night, police sources said on Monday.

The two boys had gone out with friends to a cafe on Saturday night and got into an argument about which of their families had a better tractor, the sources said.

The victim was later discovered dead, with his throat cut, and with a knife abandoned at the scene of the crime.

The alleged perpetator, who is also aged 14, has admitted to the crime, according to police who are detaining him at the Thessaloniki precinct.