Officer given life for boy's murder in Greek riot case
A Greek policeman has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering a schoolboy in 2008, an incident that sparked mass unrest.
A court in the town of Amfissa convicted Epaminondas Korkoneas, 38, of intentionally killing 15-year-old Alexandros Grigoropoulos.
He was shot dead on 6 December 2008 in the Athens neighbourhood of Exarchia.
Korkoneas's patrol partner, Vassilios Saraliotis, 32, was given a 10-year jail sentence for complicity.
Malcolm Brabant reports from Athens.
11 Oct 2010