Mental Hospital Instead of Prison for Swedish Killer

In one of Sweden’s most sensational murder trials, an appeals court has overturned the sentence of life imprisonment – in favor of confiment in a mental hospital.

A divided court ruled that the convicted killer is seriously mentally ill now and was the same when he murdered a 10-year old girl and a woman 16 years ago.

Psychiatric experts were also divided over the new decision in this case which has captured headlines ever since the victims were reported missing.

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