Trials: Children killed - Lifelong imprisonment for father

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Darmstadt (dpa) - Due to murder of his two children, a father has been sentenced to life imprisonment. Against the co-accused mother the regional court Darmstadt ruled for aiding and abetting twelve years in prison. The court found it proven that the 59-year-old killed the 13-year-old son and the 10-year-old daughter last August in her parents' house in Mörlenbach in southern Hesse, stabbed and then burned the beds with the bodies. The father was found to be particularly guilty, which virtually excludes being released after 15 years in the field.

ref: zeit