TV grab taken from TV Globo News showing the car of Greek ambassador in Brazil, Kyriakos Amiridis in Nova Iguacu, Baixada Fluminense, Rio de Janeiro on December 30, 2016. AFP / VANDERLEI ALMEIDA
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A Rio de Janeiro police officer confessed to murdering Greece's ambassador to Brazil, possibly at the direction of the diplomat's Brazilian wife with whom the policeman was romantically involved, Globo TV reported on Friday, citing police sources.Greek Ambassador Kyriakos Amiridis, 59, was missing since Monday night. Globo TV reported Friday afternoon that officer Sergio Moreira, 29, confessed to killing the ambassador on Monday night in the Rio de Janeiro home the Amiridis owned in Nova Iguacu, a hardscrabble neighborhood in Rio's sprawling and violent northern outskirts.Police Thursday confirmed that the ambassador had been missing since Monday night, when he was last seen leaving the Rio home he shared with his wife.
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