The charred body of the Ambassador of Greece to Brazil,Kyriakos Amiridis, was found in a burnt-out car in a suburb of the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro and investigators believe the envoy was murdered after finding his wife in bed with another man.
The remains of Kyriakos Amiridis, 59, were found on Wednesday underneath an overpass in the inside a rental car the diplomat had hired to spend Christmas and New Year with his wife’s relatives.
The ambassador’s Brazilian wife, Francoise Amiridis, told police she was out shopping on Monday night when her husband phoned her at 8 pm saying he was going out, and never returned home.
Today however, police investigating the case announced they believe his death was a “crime of passion” after he had discovered that his wife was having an affair with another man.
Investigators reportedly found blood stains in the apartment, which belongs to his wife, where the couple had been staying in the Nova Iguacu district of the city.