Arsonist gets 12 years for attempting to kill daughters

Gepubliceerd op 8 november 2016 om 14:49

A 39-year-old man from Best, who earlier this year tried to murder his daughters to set fire to house twelve years should the prison. That the court in Den Bosch determined today. There was fourteen year sentence for him.


Last March, the father tried his two daughters and deprive themselves of life by founding in house fire in several places. He held the girls against when they tried to jump out the window.

Eventually she managed to escape by jumping out of a window on the first floor. A neighbor and a policeman were injured when they tried to help.

,, It's only thanks to the cool appearance of the eldest daughter, the children and the accused himself could barely escape the conflagration. The daughter had the presence of mind to save her father knock out and destroy a lowered shutter, after which the two children could finally jump out through a window on the first floor, '' said the court in the grounds.

The father stated that he regretted what he did. Research by a psychologist and psychiatrist that the man after his posting as a soldier in Bosnia has suffered post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). That makes him sane.

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