A 45-year-old Ukrainian woman was found strangled and covered with a carpet in her bedroom in her third storey apartment in the Aghios Panteleimonas district of Athens on Friday.
The woman, who was working as a housekeeper, was found by friends and relatives that had been seeking her throughout the past week.
A friend who had the keys to the victim's apartment finally went to the residence and found the body.
Police are conducting an investigation into the circumstances of the woman's death.