Man, who killed 27-year-old father in high-speed traffic accident sentenced to nine years

A 52-year-old man who caused the death of a 27-year-old man after slamming his car into that of the victim while intoxicated was sentenced to nine years in prison on Friday.

The sentence was announced by the Limassol Criminal court which found the defendant guilty of manslaughter in the death of Panayiotis Christophorou, 27, in November 2019 in Limassol.

Family and friends of the 27-year-old, who was a father of one, reacted strongly to the announcement of the sentence, finding it too lenient.



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