The teenage boy has previously acknowledged that it was he who knives the 16-year-old in Björklinge in early January, who then died from the injuries, but believed it was about emergency protection. He has said that he has been beaten and abused by a number of people on a number of occasions before, but not by the 16-year-old.

The High Court tightens the penalty

In the previous judgment, the district court ruled that the convicted person committed the act in desperation after he was subjected to a criminal offense, and that it should therefore be considered a murder and not a murder. However, the document was not such that he could be acquitted on the grounds of emergency protection, the right of silence meant.

But the High Court now sharpen the sentence and convict the boy for murder instead of murder. The boy is sentenced to closed youth care for two years and eight months.

The text is updated.