On april 14, found the tourists by chance the body of a woman in her 40s who has been gone for almost a year, in an abandoned mine shaft just outside of the Cypriot capital Nicosia.
Police searched further in the pit to see if you could find the woman's young daughter, who is also reported missing, but found instead a different kind of body which is believed to be a filipino woman who disappeared last year.
for the killing, a 35-year-old captain in the cypriot military, that there were more victims. According to his data found the police the body of a woman believed to have nepalesiskt origin on a military riffle, and on Sunday found even a body of a polluted gruvsjö outside Nicosia.
– After a lot of and persistently work with the many difficulties was pulled a suitcase up from the lake, the persistent body of a woman and a cement blocks, " says utredningschefen Neofytos Shailos to Reuters.
is reported to have met the women on dating sites, and in two of the cases, he is believed also to have killed the young daughters of the victims. The morbid history has shaken Cyprus, where it otherwise is unusual to have a murder case with more than one victim. According to The Independent has the island nation not been in a dubbelmord since 1993 and never before been hit by a serial killer.
– this form of crime is unprecedented for Cyprus, said the chief of police, to reporters last week.
the Population has also outraged over the fact that the killer specifically seems to have focused on women who come to the country to work, a view also expressed by the country's president Nico Anastasiades on Friday.
"Such instincts goes against our culture, traditions and values," he said, according to the New York Times.
linked him to the murder of women who disappeared nearly three years ago, and many residents are criticizing now the police for not having investigated it enough.
the Police, in turn, points towards the politicians that have not approved their recommendation to allow the police access to missing persons ' telephone traffic, e-mails and other personal data.