A Patras court on Thurday found guilty six of the nine defendants accused of the death of US citizen Bakari Henderson in July 2017 at Laganas on Zakynthos island.
The accused were found guilty for premeditated murder. Specifically, the court sentenced a 33-year-old to 15 years’ imprisonment, a 34-year-old to 10 years and a 26-year-old to five years in prison.
Moreover, two 19 years-old and a 22-year old for whom mitigating circumstances of post-adolescent youth were accepted, were sentenced to 5 years imprisonment.
Three more defendants, two aged 23 and one aged 35, were initially found guilty for bodily harm but were finally were acquitted due to absence of complaint.
Bakari’s parents were present at the court. In statements after the trial, they expressed their disappointment over the sentencing.