A 55-year-old former aircraft mechanic, pilot and engineer is so dangerous to society that the prosecution by The police are demanding him sentenced to custody for an indefinite time, when he later in the year, made for the Court of Elsinore indicted for the brutal killing of the 58-year-old doctor Charlotte Asperud in her home in Tisvildeleje.
A mentalundersøgelse says that there is a significant risk that the accused will again commit serious personfarlig crime, and that detention is necessary to prevent this danger.
According to the indictment he killed Charlotte Asperud with blunt violence, in the form of 19-20 blow to the head with a crowbar or similar. It happened approximately at 02.45 30. april 2019, when he penetrated into the doctor's house.
The 55-year-defender, lawyer Karoline Normann, says to Ekstra Bladet, that her client 'as a whole refuses guilty', but she will not currently go into detail with his explanation.
On the prosecution's claim for custody says the lawyer, that if her client is convicted, then will the defense go after a timed penalty.
Already in 2013 were the 55-year-old mentalundersøgt on Retspsykiatrisk Clinic in connection with an extensive case of theft, fake review, forgery, embezzlement and fraud.
at that Time found the doctors - just like now - that he was subject to penal code § 69 of disturbance of the mental functions - without, however, to be insane.
But the doctors could not then point to measures other than ordinary imprisonment. They advised, however, that he got the conditions for medically directed addiction treatment.
the Investigation of doctor-killing has uncovered a number of other criminal matters as the police believe that the 55-year-old stands behind.
A hitherto unsolved fire in a holiday cottage in Frederiksværk 23. december 2012 was, according to the indictment, affixed to the 55-year-old and there was damage for barely 1.3 million dkk.
Three days before the doctor-killing, he also fire at a cottage in the Valdemarlundsvej in Moscow, believes the police. The house burnt out with the damage for barely 2.4 million dkk.
13 days after the medical killing was the 55-year-old arrested in connection discovered the police that he had installed a GPS tracker in his ex-wife's Fiat so he could monitor her whereabouts.
He is also accused of a series of burglaries and thefts in the north of Zealand, among other things, a break in a holiday cottage in Hornbæk, a few days before the arrest, where there were stolen paintings, an antique lamp, modelbåde and two Arne Jacobsen chairs for a total of 132.000 dkk.
The 55-year-old is punished several times, especially property crime, which he financed consumption of alcohol and cocaine. In 2013 he got two and a half years in prison, two years suspended, by the Copenhagen city Court for a few hundred crime.
the Year after he got a new judgment in The high Court of two years and 10 months in prison, where the suspended sentence from the earlier convictions was triggered.
In 2015 he got a new judgment for stalket a woman he was in love with. He contacted her at all times of the day via email and various mobile phone numbers, thus violating the restraining order, he had not to contact the woman.
It came to pass, while he served his previous judgment, but stalkningen triggered not a new judgment to the 55-year-old.
This is the judgement to the custody
Custody are together with life imprisonment, the maximum prison sentence in Denmark, because it is an indefinite period of time. In the average sitting forvaringsdømte in more than 14 years before they are deemed so harmless that they can be released.
Forvaringsdømte can only be released when they are no longer considered so dangerous that custody is necessary.
Custody is a sentence of imprisonment, and although the forvaringsdømte often need psychological or psychiatric treatment, they are not in the eyes of the law the insanity. Custody must not be confused with a judgment for placement in a psychiatric hospital.
Forvaringsdømte often have a personality, which was previously called the ’psychopath’ or ’karakterafviger’. Custody was introduced in 1973, when the ’psychopath-custody’ was abolished.
most is serving the sentence at the institution at Herstedvester is a closed state prison, but also an institution for the mentally aberrant.
A criminal can only be sentenced to custody after penal code section 70, if three requirements are met:
1. He is guilty of killing (or attempt), robbery, deprivation of liberty, serious violence, life threats, arson, rape or other serious sexforbrydelse.
2. He must present a ’clear risk’ for others ' life, body, health or freedom.
3. Custody instead of imprisonment deemed necessary to prevent this danger.
the Prosecution has a duty to keep an eye on, a sentence of custody does not last longer than necessary. It is the court which by order shall determine whether the forvaringsdømte must be released. It happens after a recommendation from the prison, the prosecution and a psychiatric assessment of the offender's dangerousness.
A forvaringsdømt has the right to apply for release.
One study showed that in the period 1984 to 1994 was a forvaringsdømt an average of seven years and 10 months in prison. Afsoningstiden is later increased to an average of 14 years and seven months in prison.Show more Close