Wife of imprisoned Greek ex-defense minister escapes from psychiatric hospital

April 2, 2015 7:00 AM

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ATHENS, Greece – Authorities say the wife of an imprisoned former Greek defense minister has escaped from a psychiatric hospital, where she was serving her sentence on the same corruption charges as her husband.

Vicky Stamati, wife of former Socialist Party stalwart Akis Tsochatzopoulos, was found missing early Thursday from her guarded cell in the Dromokaitio state psychiatric institution.

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