Taxi driver jailed for killing

A Greek taxi driver has been jailed for 11 years for killing Hampshire teenager Robert Sebbage.

Robert Sebbage

Witnesses: Teen killed on hols

The mother of 18-year-old Robert Sebbage who was killed while on holiday in Greece last year, is appealing for witnesses to come forward.

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Family campaigns for the truth

The grieving parents of a teenager, stabbed to death while on holiday in Greece, are today fundraising to get justice for their son.

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Greek man now jailed for murder of Hampshire teen

Robert Sebbage was killed on the Greek island of Zante in July 2011

A family from Basingstoke have told of their relief a Greek man has now been found guilty of murdering their teenage son.

Robert Sebbage from Tadley was killed during a night out in Zante in July 2011.

Stelios Morfis was originally found guilty of unintentional manslaughter, but that has now been overturned following a campaign by the 18-year-olds family.

His sentence has also been increased from 11 years to 16 years and 4 months in prison.

Retrial for teen who was stabbed to death in Greece

The family of a Hampshire teenager who was stabbed to death in Greece will travel to the country this week for a retrial.

Robert Sebbage died from a knife wound during a row with two taxi drivers while on holiday on the island of Zante in 2011.

Robert Sebbage died in Greece in July 2011 after being stabbed by two taxi drivers

Stelios Morfis was found guilty in September 2012 of unintentional manslaughter and sentenced to 11 years behind bars.

He was cleared of murder.

Stelios Morfis was cleared of murder

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Family of teenager killed abroad prepare for retrial

The family of a teenager from Hampshire stabbed to death of a Greek holiday isle say they are preparing themselves for the agony of a retrial. Robert Sebbage, who was 18, was stabbed on the last night of a boy's holiday to Zante in July 2011.

Local taxi driver Stelios Morfis was found guilty of causing deadly bodily injury without intent, and sentenced to 11 years in prison. Now though, the prosecutor has ordered that he be retried. It means Robert's parents must face their son's killer again. Kate Bunkall reports.

Man to face retrial in Greece over teenager's death

Robert Sebbage died while on holiday in Zante last September

The family of a teenager stabbed to death in Greece are to fly back to the country this summer to see the man accused of killing him face a retrial.

Eighteen-year-old Robert Sebbage from Tadley was with a group of friends when he was killed on the island of Zante in July 2011.

Taxi driver Stelios Morfis - who's twenty five - was cleared of Robert's murder but convicted of causing deadly bodily injury without_** intent. He now faces a retrial - accused of Robert's murder.

Retrial set for Sebbage case

Robert Sebbage Credit: ITV Meridian

The case of a Hampshire teenager stabbed to death on a Greek Island is to go to a retrial, the family's lawyer has said.

Taxi driver Selios Morfis was cleared of murdering 18 year old Robert Sebbage, from Tadley near Basingstoke, in September.

However, he was later convicted of causing deadly bodily injury without intent and sentenced to 11 years in prison in Patras, Greece.

Family lawyer Angeliki Petta said the trial outcome was now being contested.

Robert was killed while on holiday with friends on the island of Zakynthos in July 2011. Four other boys were also wounded.

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Taxi driver cleared of murder but guilty of killing Robert Sebbage

Robert Sebbage Credit: ITV meridian

A taxi driver has been cleared of murdering 18 year old Robert Sebbage from Hampshire.

Selios Morfis was convicted of causing deadily bodily injury without intent and sentenced to 11 years in prison in Patras, Greece.

Robert, from Tadley was killed and four of his friends were injured during a night out on the Greek island of Zante last July.

It was alleged they were attacked after a row broke out between them and a group of taxi drivers.

Friends tell of Greek holiday murder

Parents Andy and Rhian Sebbage arrive at North Hampshire Coroner's Court for the inquest into the death of Robert Sebbage last October. Credit: PA

The trial of a Greek taxi driver accused of murdering a teenager from Hampshire on the holiday island of Zakynthos has heard from the friends who witnessed his death.

Callum Lane, Steven Granston and Jordan Manson described how Robert Sebbage, 18, died during an argument from a single stab to the heart.

The three men appeared on the second day of the trial of Stelios Morfis in the southern port city of Patras.

The taxi driver, 22, denies the murder of the teenager from Tadley in Hampshire. He has apologised for the stabbing, saying he lashed out with a pocket knife after being taunted by a group of British youths. Another man, Dimosthenes Mylonas, 26, has been charged as an accomplice.

All three witnesses were injured in the stabbing attack on the island on July 13 last year. Mr Sebbage was on holiday with eight friends when he was killed during their last night out when the group got into an argument with two taxi drivers.

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