STOCKHOLM/OSLO (Dagbladet/Expressen): Storbedrageren Philip Holst-Cappelen (53) is dead.
Cappelen died in the cell in Saltvikanstalten in Härnösand in the east of Sweden, Dagbladet and Expressen confirmed. He was found dead 19. July last year after having sultestreiket in the cell, but the death has not been known until now.
He is in Norway convicted of several serious conditions – and was in January called for in Sweden for the kidnapping of two Swedish millionaires. Shortly after that he was called on the Swedish politis so-called "Ikaros-list" for people who are clamoring for a particularly serious crime, he was apprehended in Spain.
When he was found dead in the cell, he a judgment of 18 years in prison for among other things, this relationship.
In the etterforskningsmaterialet go up that several times he had sultestreiket in protest against the soningsforhold and other things he responded to. Some of the background was that he was ill in 2010. When he was found dead, he had, according to the etterforskningsmaterialet not eaten for almost a month.DEFENSE: Lawyer, Oscar Ihlebæk represented Holst-Cappelen in a number of years. Photo: Terje Pedersen / NTB scanpix Show more Properly and politely
Lawyer, Oscar Ihlebæk, as in a number of years he represented Philip Holst-Cappelen in several major cases in the Uk, was not aware that the client was dead before he was contacted by journalists this week.
the Last time Ihlebæk had contact with his high-profile client was for a just over a year ago, when Holst-Cappelen called him on the telephone.
He was a decent and polite man. In the course of my soon 36 years as a lawyer, he was one of the ones I remember as a busy of to be proper, both against its own attorney, judges and prosecutors, " says Ihlebæk to the Newspaper.
He sat rather in the custody and waited until I had time to set up, than to fuss and so much noise along the way. He was a big guy, who sat for many a long stay in custody and in prison without complaint - but also an incredibly smart and formed guy.- It was like getting an alien into the apartment Disguised sidekick
The latest conditions Holst-Cappelen was convicted for took place in 2010.
The first millionærkidnappingen, which lasted over a week, started 31. march of the year. When dressed Holst-cappelen in his sidekick out as a craftsman and rang the bell at the designated victim – Swedish multimillionaire.
It should also in reality be carried out plumbing in the current apartment at this time, so the enquiry aroused no suspicion at the victim. Holst-cappelen in his sidekick was, therefore, released into the apartment.
So changed all of the Swedish millionaire.
Holst-cappelen in his forkledte sidekick assaulted millionaire and threw him to the ground. Then came the Holst-Cappelen into the apartment, and took out his hand - and fotjern from a toolbox.Drugged
He tied the fast millionaire, and proclaimed for the victim that it was a robbery. In the verdict goes forth that the victim "was forced to contribute to transfer everything they asked for – if not they should cut him a finger".
Then the real rørleggerne suddenly appeared, dropped Holst-Cappelen them freezing in the apartment. Millionaire lay shackled to the bed, without the ability to give a sound.
After that rørleggerne was finished it was was put in front of a computer and forced to transfer money and selling shares. The victim also had to call his mother and report more friends, that these should not comprehend suspicion.
In the course of a marerittuke, the man was threatened and drugged several times. It was not until on the evening of 6. april that the man was releasing.Psychopathic mood
31. august 2010 was another Swedish multimillionaire on the way out of their apartment in the exclusive Strandvägen in central Stockholm. When was the door torn up, and the millionaire was forced back into the home – before he was tied up and stuck in the same way as the man in Gothenburg, sweden.
however, There were problems when Holst-Cappelen was to get the man to transfer the money: he lacked bankbrikken his, and it was a target for the transfer. Then Holst-Cappelen have been raging:
his Eyes was almost out of the head, said the victim in court.
finally, after a many hours long hell that lasted both day and night, went to transfer the money. In the course of the night was Holst-Cappelen been stressed, according to the judgment: - There was a manic, psychopathic mood, says in the court papers.
the Victim was informed that an Albanian would harm or kill his daughter if he went to the police.
the Family is aware of the Dagbladet review of the death.