CAROLINE Crouch’s devastated dad has blasted her “coward” killer husband, saying he’ll hate him for the “remainder of his life”.

The 20-year-old Brit was smothered to loss of life by her husband Charalambos “Babis” Anagnostopoulos on Might 11 as their one-year-old daughter Lydia lay close by.

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Caroline Crouch with child Lydia and husband Charalambos ‘Babis’ Anagnostopoulos[/caption]


Anagnostopoulos escorted by cops as he arrives at courtroom[/caption]

He then strangled their pet Roxy earlier than telling cops they had been the victims of a botched break-in at house in Athens.

However later confessed after greater than eight hours of interrogation – with cops describing him as a “high class actor”.

Caroline’s retired oil exec dad David, 78, claimed Anagnostopoulos attacked his daughter when she was asleep as a result of in any other case she would have fought again.

He informed the Day by day Mail: “That is the motion of a coward – my daughter had a black belt in kickboxing and he would know that he was no match for her when she was awake.”


David stated his grief turned to fury when he and his spouse Susan found cops had taken Anagnostopoulos from his daughter’s memorial service to confront him with proof proving he was the killer.

“I stated on the time that had I recognized what he had completed when he was right here, I might have blown his mendacity head proper off his shoulders and gladly taken the results.

“I really feel precisely the identical immediately and I do know that I’ll really feel this fashion for the remainder of my life.”

David stated he and Susan discovered of Caroline’s loss of life from neighbours on Greek island Alonissos.

He stated: “I’ll always remember how I felt. It was as if an icy hand had reached inside my chest and gripped my coronary heart. It was the worst day of my life.”

My daughter had a black belt in kickboxing and he would know that he was no match for her when she was awake.

David Crouch

The heartbroken dad stated he has been left with a burden of anger and grief.

“The illness that afflicts me is of the guts. It’s damaged over the lack of
my daughter,” he stated.

However David stated his fundamental focus is to supply the “highest life” for his child granddaughter – though he worries he received’t be round for very lengthy to assist increase her.

“I’m not a younger man and all of us are mortal,” he stated.

“I’ve a deep-seated fear that I’ll not be capable to present for Lydia in these years when she might have essentially the most help.

“My one goal proper now could be to provide the perfect life to the kid of my great daughter.”

He added: “Each Susan and I’ll spend the remainder of our lives ensuring that justice is completed and making certain that Caroline’s little daughter Lydia is introduced up with all the benefits that we can provide her and that the reminiscences of her mom dwell without end.”

Whereas David and Susan are at present in search of sole custody of Lydia by means of the Greek courts, the couple communicate to Anagnostopoulos’s mum “virtually day-after-day”.

He added: “She, after all, is sort of innocent however is being made to undergo for the sins of her son.”


David believes there was “some basis” to rumours within the Greek press that the killer pilot was additionally linked to drug smuggling.

He stated Caroline had a powerful “moral sense” and would have threatened to go away him had she came upon he was concerned.

Sources claimed the Brit mum was ”shocked by one thing horrible earlier than she was killed” and her coded diary may give the solutions.

It’s believed she used a kind of code in her diary that contained English and Greek abbreviations and totally different colored pens to stop her husband from studying the heartbreaking journal.

It seems that Caroline used code for the phrase “beating” and symbols to model her husband  a “harmful man”.

Anagnostopoulos, who’s in jail, claims he killed Caroline as a result of he feared for his security after a violent row.

Tim Stewart

Caroline was smothered to loss of life by her husband after which killed their pet[/caption]

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The couple bought married in Portugal[/caption]