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Young girl admits to stabbing older brother to death

TheCopenhagenPost
April 26th, 2015


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Police are calling weekend incident “a family tragedy”

The two boys have pleaded not guilty (Photo: Heb)

A 15-year-old girl was remanded to custody by a Frederiksberg court over the weekend, charged with killing her older brother.

The girl’s family was in court when she admitted to killing her big brother by stabbing him in the neck.

Copenhagen police are calling the case a “family tragedy” and consider it solved.

Mental examination ordered
According to information obtained by TV2 News, the brother had been diagnosed at an early age as ‘medium to severely retarded’.

The girl must undergo a mental examination. The judge remanded the girl to custody for four weeks, although not in the regular prison population.


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