Horrific Double Murder of Pregnant Woman and Her Child in Cyprus

Police found the victim's body in the driver’'s seat of a rental car on Monday / Credit: CNA

A double murder of a pregnant mother from Moldova and her 3-year-old child has shocked Cyprus. The young woman and her 3 year-old child were found dead in a car near the Yeriskipou area of Paphos.

On Sunday night the victim’s mother had reported her daughter missing to the Paphos police department. Local officer’s found her body in the driver’’s seat of a rental car on Monday afternoon.

According to the police, the four-months pregnant woman was shot with an automatic causing fatal wounds on her stomach and head. Her daughter’s body did not show apparent wounds and was found about 200 feet away from the car. Police estimates that the girl was also murdered by the same people that killed her mother.

The victim’s boyfriend, a young man from Paphos, has been arrested for interogation regarding the incident.