Fotis Dulos’ family says he was ‘no killer’

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Fotis Dulos’ family says he was ‘no killer’

Enlarge Image Fotis Dulos The family of Fotis Dulos insisted that he was “no killer” — and said that he will be buried in Greece far away from the public outcry — days after he died by suicide , according to a new report.

In an emotional and highly critical statement issued to the Hartford Courant , Dulos’ sister Rena Kyrimi said her brother was a victim of “mass hysteria.”

“Are we bitter? Yes,” she wrote. “We lost a much loved and lovely man to a form of mass hysteria. Fotis was no killer. Now he is dead. The case involving Jennifer’s disappearance has not ended. In some respects it now begins anew.”

She said her brother was innocent in the murder of his estranged wife, Jennifer Dulos — the same claim the alleged killer made in his suicide note .

“We feel devastated that a man, only 52 years of age, found himself in a dead-end where he saw taking his own life as the only way to be granted peace,” Kyrimi said.

The family believes that the state “pursued and harassed [Fotis] relentlessly” and that the public was too quick to condemn him as a “monster,” Kyrimi added. As a result, the family doesn’t feel comfortable burying him in Connecticut.

“We had contemplated burying Fotis in Farmington but fear desecration of his grave,” Kyrimi said. “We will remove his remains to Greece and bid farewell to a nation at war with its ideals.”Kyrimi also accused the state of focusing solely on her brother […]

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