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Jun. 13, 19 | 10:53 am

Divers found in a lake the body of the six-year-old daughter of slain overseas Filipino worker Mary Rose Tiburcio, one of the victims of Cyprus’ serial killer.

Divers found Sierra Grace wrapped in a bedsheet and tied to a cement block at the bottom of a lake on June 12, two months since she went missing in April, reported Mirror UK.

The girl was believed to be the final victim of Nicos Metaxas, a former army officer who allegedly murdered seven foreign women, including OFWs, whose bodies were discovered across Cyprus.

Metaxas reportedly met migrant women through Internet chatrooms.

Police did not detect the killings until almost three years later when they discovered Tiburcio’s body in a flooded mineshaft on April 14.

The body of another OFW, Arian Palanas Lozano, was found at the same shaft six days later.

Other victims were Romanian Livia Florentina Bunea and her 8-year-old daughter Elena Natalia. Their bodies were found hidden in suitcases at the bottom of a lake, which was part of another copper pyrite mine.

The Cyprus government has promised to shoulder the funeral and burial expenses of all the victims of Metaxas.

Photo credit: Enterprise News and Pictures via Mirror UK

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