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Ayia Napa murder: Suspect sought, funeral for couple killed

Police have released the image of a suspect being sought for involvement in the quadruple murder in Ayia Napa on Thursday night.

Authorities have said that they are looking for Aleks Burreli, 48, from Albania to aid in investigations.

The public have been asked to give any information they may have to the police by either calling the closest station or the citizen’s help line at 1460.

Injured still in serious conditions

The off-duty police officer that was injured in the shootout that ensued on Thursday night at the restaurant in Ayia Napa is still in critical condition at Nicosia General, police have said. 

The second person that was injured is still seriously wounded but in a stable condition the police have said.

Funeral for the couple killed

A funeral will be held on Saturday for a couple that was with the local business man, Fanos Kalopsidiotis, the target of the murder.

The couple Elias Hadjiefstathiou, 46, and Skevi Hadjieftstathiou, 39, were accompanying Kalopsidiotis along with their children, when they were gunned down outside the restaurant in front of their children, 13 and 14.

The funeral will be held at the Apostle Lukas Church in Strovolos, Nicosia at 4.30pm.