Three Greek specialists were indicted today over the demise of English holidaymaker Christopher Rochester who passed on in a Rhodes healing center after falling from a balcony
The three surgeons what’s more, two medical attendants had confronted charges of homicide by carelessness following claims that they fizzled to treat the truly harmed 24-year-old after he was hurried into healing facility in June 2000
The two attendants were today absolved of the charges
The case was brought by the island’s open prosecutor following a protracted battle by Mr Rochester’s family what’s more, North Durham Work MP Kevan Jones to have the doctors attempted over his death
Mr Rochester, of Chester-le-Street, Region Durham, passed on in June 2000 just days after he arrived on the daylight island to meet up with his sibling Keith
The three specialists were each condemned to three a long time in prison, suspended pending an appeal
Mr Rochester’s family communicated their amuse at the convictions
His brother, Keith, said: “These individuals presently know in the event that they treat anybody else in the way they have treated Christopher, they are not going to get away with it
“This can as it were be great for English individuals going by Rhodes what’s more, for the Greek individuals who visit the healing facility themselves ”
His mother Pam Cummings said: “I can’t accept it, I am just so relieved
“It’s what we wanted, we have got justice ”
MP Mr Jones who has battled close by the family what’s more, who was in Rhodes court for the begin of the hearing on Wednesday said: “This is a splendid result what’s more, vindicates the steady battle Mrs Cummings has made to get equity for her son
“Although the lawful process has been convoluted what’s more, disappointing at times, all credit has to be given to the judges for tuning in to the supplications of the family ”
Mr Jones presently means to feature in Parliament the level of restorative mind on the island of Rhodes