MURDERED Caroline Crouch penned heartbreaking diaries in code to secretly file horrifying abuse by the hands of her killer husband.

However Greek authorities concern publishing the 20-year-old Brit mum’s entries detailing her abusive marriage with Babis Anagnostopoulos, 33, might “offend the sufferer’s reminiscence”.

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Caroline's diary reveals she wanted to leave her husband
Caroline’s diary reveals she needed to go away her husband amid an abusive marriage

the helicopter pilot admitted killing Caroline after being confronted with proof that he had killed her.[/caption]

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Some entries have already been leaked to the media however different passages have been written in code[/caption]

Diary passages have already been glimpsed after they have been leaked to the media and social media. 

A number of the excerpts depict a rocky and controlling marriage along with her Greek helicopter pilot husband, which led her to threaten to go away him. 

It’s believed the diaries, some written in code, chronicle disturbing particulars of Crouch’s deteriorating and abusive marriage within the run-up to Babis strangling her. 

However Greek prosecutors have banned additional publication of the key diaries, arguing that they might prejudice the trial.

He has been charged with murdering Caroline and is dealing with a life sentence for smothering her after earlier disarming CCTV in the home.

What we all know:

  • 5 clues gave away Anagnostopoulos and blew aside his story
  • Haunting footage exhibits him cradling daughter earlier than he killed Caroline
  • Caroline’s devastated mum can’t bear to face killer after they hugged
  • She died an “agonising” demise, a coroner’s report has stated
  • Her shameless husband will attempt to blame her for frightening him

Supreme Courtroom prosecutor Vassilis Pliotis stated: “The publication of the [diary] entries not solely offends the sufferer’s reminiscence… they might contribute to making a beneficial local weather for the defendant and his line of defence.”

An investigation has been launched into how passages from her journal, which have been contained in a 26-page police report, have been leaked.

After fibbing to police for greater than a month that Caroline was killed by a gang, he lastly confessed to killing her at their house outdoors Athens on Could 11. 

However Anagnostopoulos will declare the killing was not pre-meditated and as a substitute he entered a “blurred” frame of mind on account of her being “verbally and bodily aggressive in direction of him”.

The publication of the [diary] entries not solely offends the sufferer’s reminiscence… they might contribute to making a beneficial local weather for the defendant and his line of defence

Vassilis Pliotis, Supreme Courtroom prosecutor

In a single leaked entry, written in July 2020, a month after giving delivery to her daughter, Lydia, Caroline writes of her plans to maneuver out of their house.

In December of 2019, she wrote: “I fought with Babi once more. This time it was severe.

“I hit him, I cursed at him and he broke down the door.

“All I needed was for him to ask how I’m once I awoke. I awoke so weak and drained.

“I’m considering of leaving. I’m considering of going to my sister, I don’t know if I can maintain going with Babi.

“I like him a lot that I can’t depart him although this relationship hurts me.”


Anagnostopoulos arriving in courtroom[/caption]


The 33-year-old had claimed a gang broke into their home[/caption]

Caroline writes in one other entry in 2019: “Final evening we fought with Babi as a result of I had a meltdown due to my hormones.

“I yelled at him and hit him and instructed him I don’t need our child…

“I’m not properly, I’m very upset, I do know he would by no means damage my child.

“My love for her is stronger than something on the planet.”

On July 3, 2020, when her child daughter Lydia was a month outdated Caroline wrote:”Right now my baby is a month old- it’s additionally the day I instructed Babi I need to depart…I really feel terrible.”

She continues by saying she discovered a home in Halandri, a suburb of Athens and including that she was considering of leaving him earlier than she obtained pregnant however finally “stayed with him as a result of I didn’t need my daughter to develop up with out her dad and mom.”

The diary consists of a number of entries the place Caroline blames her hormones for the couple’s arguments and says she feels “embarrassed” her hormones have an effect on her so strongly.

Caroline had allegedly messaged a pal on the evening of her demise, telling them she was leaving Babis.

Babis confessed he strangled his 20-year-old spouse when she vowed to go away him and staged the crime scene.

He initially instructed police {that a} gang of Albanian criminals had damaged into the couple’s house in Glyka Nera on Could 11.

Police have described him as a “top-class actor” as he was pretending to be devastated by his spouse’s demise for 38 days.

Based on the investigators he even drowned the household canine and hung its physique from a stair banister responsible it on the burglars and strengthen his story.

Cops travelled to the island of Alonnisos the place a memorial service for Caroline passed off and requested him to observe them as a way to give new testimony in regards to the homicide probe.

Babis reportedly begged them to permit him to go to her grave earlier than being taken to Athens.

After an interrogation of eight hours, he admitted he staged the housebreaking to “maintain custody of their child daughter.”


Girls's Help has this recommendation for victims and their households:

  • At all times maintain your telephone close by.
  • Get in contact with charities for assist, together with the Girls’s Help stay chat helpline and providers equivalent to SupportLine.
  • In case you are at risk, name 999.
  • Familiarise your self with the Silent Resolution, reporting abuse with out talking down the telephone, as a substitute dialing “55”.
  • At all times maintain some cash on you, together with change for a pay telephone or bus fare.
  • For those who suspect your accomplice is about to assault you, attempt to go to a lower-risk space of the home – for instance, the place there’s a manner out and entry to a phone.
  • Keep away from the kitchen and storage, the place there are more likely to be knives or different weapons. Keep away from rooms the place you may turn out to be trapped, equivalent to the toilet, or the place you may be shut into a cabinet or different small area.

In case you are a ­sufferer of home abuse, SupportLine is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6pm to 8pm on 01708 765200. The charity’s e-mail help ­service is open weekdays and weekends throughout the disaster –

Girls’s Help offers a stay chat service out there from 10:00am – 4:00pm weekdays, 10:00am – 12:00pm weekends.

You may also name the freephone 24-hour ­Nationwide Home Abuse Helpline on 0808 2000 247.