Body found with gunshot to head near Thessaloniki


Police in Thessaloniki on Friday were investigating the death of a man whose body was found on a side road off the Thessaloniki-Nea Moudania national highway with a gunshot wound to the head.

The body was spotted by a passing motorist who alerted the authorities.

Police did not comment on whether the killing was a settling of accounts between rival criminal gangs or a personal dispute but said that a probe is under way.