Icelander Convicted of Murder in Denmark PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Iceland Review   
Thursday, 07 April 2011 22:00

Lárus Freyr Einarsson, a 24-year-old Icelandic citizen, was found guilty of the fatal shooting of a woman in Denmark in Danish courts yesterday and sentenced to 14 years in prison. His accomplice was sentenced to 12 years in prison.

Icelander Convicted of Murder in Denmark

From Copenhagen, Denmark. Photo by Páll Stefánsson.

The victim, Chanette Sörensen, was the mother of the shooter’s former fiancé. Einarsson owed the victim DKK 19,000 (ISK 400,000, USD 3,600, EUR 2,500), Fréttabladid reports.

Einarsson fired three shots through the window of Sörensen’s dining room window. One of the shots hit her in the head and caused her death. She died in the arms of her daughter.

The verdict states that Einarsson will be deported after serving his sentence. He has appealed the verdict.


Last Updated on Monday, 28 November 2011 07:58

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