12 Year Old Tourist Stabbed 20 Times In Greece

Category: Politics / May 15, 2013 1:59PM EDT


The Island of Crete in Greece is a popular tourist destination known for its beautiful beaches and friendly people. But the tranquil setting turned bloody when a 12 year old tourist from Russia was stabbed 20 times by a hotel performer, and then abandoned. Police believe the crime was motivated by theft.

The boy and his family were staying at the hotel where the crime took place. He was abandoned in a wooded lot next to the hotel car park on Tuesday. The police have interrogated the Dutch entertainer who revealed that he had in his possession the boy’s laptop and phone.

The boy allegedly confronted the suspect after he noticed the items missing, it was then that the employee turned violent going into a fit of rage.      He will now be charged with attempted murder.

Of the 20 wounds it appears that only a few were deep: He is being treated in a hospital in the country’s capitol, Athens. Video Courtesy Of Reuters