Tarpon man arrested in grandparents’ murders

March 16th, 2011 by Staff

Tarpon Springs, Florida – A 22-year-old man is under arrest, charged in the murders of his elderly grandparents.

George Stephen Georgiou is charged with two counts of first-degree murder and arson. He was booked into the Pinellas County Jail just after midnight on Wednesday.

The bodies of Flora and Steve Georgiou, 78 and 83, were found in their burning home on Chesapeake Drive on January 4th.

The Georgiou family is well known in the Tarpon Springs community as owners of a boat repair company, Anclote Marine Ways, and fishing vessel Miss Milwaukee.

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