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Last Updated: Thursday, 14 August, 2003, 11:47 GMT 12:47 UK
Man charged over Faliraki death
Britons arrested in Rhodes
Some of those arrested appeared in court on Wednesday
A 21-year-old Briton, charged with stabbing a teenager to death at a Greek night club, has been named by police.

Peter Navarro is charged with the manslaughter of Paddy Doran, 17, from Peterborough, Cambridge, who died after sustaining a neck wound during a brawl in the popular resort of Faliraki.

Mr Navarro, of Leasowe, Wirral, Merseyside, is expected to appear before investigating magistrates on Thursday.

A spokeswoman for the Foreign Office said nine other Britons had been charged with causing an affray in connection with the death, and would also appear in court.

Drug offences

She added: "All of them have asked us to contact their next of kin and we are in the process of informing families and keeping them up to date with proceedings."

Faliraki harbour
Faliraki is a popular holiday destination for young Britons

Of the 18 Britons originally detained, seven have now been released and one has been charged with drug offences not connected with the incident.

Greek police said the victim became involved in a fight with 10 other Britons in a club called Q at about 0100 BST on Monday.

They confirmed that Mr Doran, said to be an Irish-born temporary resident of Faliraki, was stabbed in the neck with a broken bottle.

At least eight of the men charged over the incident are thought to be friends from Leasowe.

A journalist for the Faliraki Mirror said the town's mayor was working with local police to crack down on tour operators leading large groups of youngsters on pub crawls, in the wake of the death.


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