Costas was born in Karavas. He got married to Eugenia Fella, also from Karavas, with whom he had 2 daughters; Maria (11 yrs) and Georgia (9 yrs). He was also killed in cold blood along with the other 11 victims, on July 21st 1974, near the village of Elia, at the east of Karavas. His remains were identified through a DNA analysis, within the framework of the CMP project. His memorial service took place on June 20, 2008 at the church of Apostolos Andreas in Strovolos.