Kim Wall murder: Peter Madsen loses appeal against life term

Danish inventor Peter Madsen has lost his appeal against the life sentence imposed for killing Swedish journalist Kim Wall on his submarine.
He was found guilty of premeditated murder and sexual assault in April, having previously admitted dismembering Ms Wall's body.
However, Madsen, 47, argued a life sentence was "disproportionate".
But appeals courts judges sided with the earlier decision, saying the case was one of "unusual brutality".
The judges sitting at the Eastern High Court also said there were "aggravating circumstances" because the crime was... read more

 
26 September 2018 in World News, Views: 47
Source: BBC
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