High school teacher admits killing young woman

“She should die”

A 48-year-old mentally-ill high school teacher, who is currently on sick leave, admitted in an Odense court today that he stabbed a 24-year-old woman to death.

“She was doomed and she should die,” the man told the court at a preliminary hearing.

The teacher said he did not know the woman, but had seen her a few times in the courtyard of the property where they both live.

He stabbed her with a fillet knife he took from his kitchen drawer.

A brutal attack
The teacher said he felt harassed by everything and everyone, including the 24-year-old woman.

“It was unbearable for me,” the man told the court. “Every time I stuck my head out of the window, I felt annoyed.”

The accused cut the victim’s throat and stabbed her in the chest and possibly also in the back.

READ MORE: Danish women often the victims of violence

The 48-year-old has been remanded in custody for four weeks in a psychiatric ward.

During the hearing it emerged that the man had been treated for paranoid psychosis in 2003 and has been on sick leave from his job for the past six months.




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