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Thousands bid farewell to Pavlos Fyssas

Yiorgos Roupakias, a Golden Dawn member, charged with murder

Pavlos Fyssas, a well-known hip-hop performer who used the stage name Killah P, was buried at noon at Schistos cemetery, in Korydallos near Piraeus, a day after he was stabbed to death by a neonazi

Flowers mark the spot where was Pavlos Fyssas was stabbed to death outside a Keratsini cafeteria (AFP) Flowers mark the spot where was Pavlos Fyssas was stabbed to death outside a Keratsini cafeteria (AFP) Relatives, friends and thousands of people who may have never met him but were shocked by his death attended the funeral on Thursday of Pavlos Flyssas, the 34-year who died after being stabbed in the chest by a neonazi in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Fyssas, a well-known hip-hop performer who used the stage name Killah P, was buried at noon at Schistos cemetery, in Korydallos near Piraeus. 

Antifascist demonstrations held on Wednesday evening to mark the killing turned violent. Police said they detained 130 people and arrested 34.

A 45-year old man and Golden Dawn member, Yiorgos Roupakias, has been charged with Fyssas' murder and the illegal possession of a weapon.

He has already confessed to police that he stabbed Fyssas.

He will be led before a prosectutor on Saturday at 9pm in order to present his testimony.

Roupakias' wife, who has also been arrested, has told police that her husband received to come to a cafe where other Golden Dawn members were already attacking Fyssas.

Police are believed to be checking phone records in an attempt to identify the man who called Roupakias.

His wife, another female relative and the head of the Piraeus branch of Golden Dawn will appear before an investigating magistrate at 3pm on Thursday.

The two women accused are accused of perjury and withholding information while the branch chairman is accused of illegal possession of a weapon.

Pupils at the 11th gymnasium in Nikea remember Pavlos Fyssas by spelling out his initials and the day he was stabbed (it was the actually the 18th not the 17th) Pupils at the 11th gymnasium in Nikea remember Pavlos Fyssas by spelling out his initials and the day he was stabbed (it was the actually the 18th not the 17th) Police say that they recovered a collapsible baton at the party's offices in Piraeus.
 

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