Dead during a holiday idyllic

News 8 August, 2017
  • Photo taken from Facebook
    Emilia Seguin and Konstantinos Giannakopoulos shared the passion of the journey : after Greece this year, the couple dreamed of one day make it in Thailand.

    Camille Garnier

    Monday, 7 August 2017 23:05

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    A young Québécoise avid traveler has lost his life Saturday in Greece, where she had an idyllic stay with her boyfriend.

    “Emily is dead in the arms of her man, tells the story of the sister of the deceased, Valerie Seguin, 23 years old. He did everything to revive her, but she is gone in a few seconds. “

    Saturday night, on the island of Kefalonià, the hairdresser of 21-year-old native of Repentigny lost control of the Jeep with no doors or roof that she and her boyfriend, Konstantinos Giannakopoulos, had rented for the stay.

    The accident apparently occurred in a very tight corner while the couple was almost at the restaurant where he had dinner.

    “The car flipped over and the head of the Emilia hit back very hard,” explains Valérie Seguin. She died of a cerebral hemorrhage. “

    Konstantinos Giannakopoulos, a Quebec employee of the security company Garda 26-year-old, is still in Greece and not, for its part, suffered no serious injury.

    It is, however, under the shock, according to Valérie Seguin.

    The last publication is visible to the young man on Facebook, dated 24 April, is today a cruel irony : “The goal is to die with memories, not with dreams. “

    After Greece, the couple dreamed of discover Thailand. According to the sister of Emilie Seguin, they spoke of marriage, children and home.


    Parties on 26 July, the two lovers, who had met two years ago through friends, were supposed to return to Quebec city on Friday.

    Instead, it is this Friday that should be returned to the body of Emilie Seguin.

    “I can’t believe it, I have the impression of being immersed in a nightmare that never ends,” said a voice proven Valérie Seguin. Maybe the funeral will help me to become aware of and begin to do my mourning. “

    The spokesperson of global Affairs in Canada, Austin John, indicates that consular officials to canadians in Athens are in contact with the local authorities and provide consular services to the family.