Marakis has since appeared before a public prosecutor who accused him of manslaughter. He directed that the Cretan www.dayssports.us dayssports days sports Website days sports us be detained in the meantime until trial. He pleaded guilty.
Before being detained, Marakis reportedly told his children that he murdered their mother in order to protect them. The local media reported Marakis as saying “I was a good father and I did this for you.”