May 25, 2011 · Alexios Marakis, a Greek Orthodox priest visiting the U.S., got lost in Tampa and tried to stop and ask directions from Marine reservist Jasen D. Bruce. But instead of offering help, "Bruce struck the priest on the head with a tire iron." The reservist believed Marakis, who spoke limited English, was an Arab terrorist.Author: Jason Linkins.
Hieromonk Alexios Marakis is a Greek priest who was visiting St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Tarpon Springs, Florida, in November of 2009. Marakis was attacked with a tire iron by a Marine reservist after the priest followed the reservist into a parking garage.
Nov 12, 2009 · The All American Guys Model Who Beat a Greek Orthodox Priest With a lawyer now says the only reason he went after the Rev. Alexios Marakis is because the priest Author: Queerty Staff.
Nov 12, 2009 · Marine Reservist Attacks Bearded Greek Orthodox Priest Mistaken for Terrorist A Marine reservist, Jasen Bruce, is under arrest in Tampa after beating a man whom he believed was a Muslim terrorist. The man turned out to be Father Alexios Marakis, a bearded Greek Orthodox priest in a traditional Greek robe.
That man, a [29-year-old] Greek Orthodox priest named Father Alexios Marakis, speaks little English and was lost, police said. He wanted directions. What the priest .