HAMAR, norway (Dagbladet): Svein Jemtland (47) is sentenced to 18 years in prison for the murder of his wife Jane Jemtland (36).
Almost a year after the Jemtland was shot and later dumped in the Glomma fell the judgment in hedmark county district court at 10: 00 in the day.
Tingrettsdommer Trond Christoffersen read out the conclusion in court. Svein Jemtland stood upright and would prefer not a little during the reading.
Jemtland is also ordered to pay compensation of 400 000 to both sons, for a total of 800 000.
the Verdict is in line with the statsadvokatens claim. He appealed the verdict on the spot after the ruling was done reading it.Refuses
Jemtland denies murder. He claims that the fatal shot in his forehead, went off accidentally when he should have tried to disarm his wife because she threatened "to shoot him "balla".LAST DAY: today is The last day of the trial against Svein Jemtland, who is indicted for the murder of his wife Jane. Now tell Jannes brother, Peter Opheim, about how the last weeks have been for him. Reporter: Hegelstad Eiendomsselskap Arvid B. Hegelstad Mogen. Video: Lars Eivind Bones / Dagbladet Show more
he claims He never had his finger on the trigger, and that the shot went off when the two fell to the ground during the argument. He has acknowledged criminal actions in the aftermath of that shot was fired, which may fall under the penal code section 195 about likskjending.
There is already signaled from the Jemtlands defenders that he will appeal a drapsdom. Only after the order is finished read to you later in the day, Svein Jemtland state whether he will appeal on the spot or take two weeks thinking time.Assertion at the age of 18
the Prosecutor, district attorney Iris Storås, let down alleging that the former fremmedlegionæren found guilty of intentional homicide and sentenced to prison for 18 years.This determines Jemtlands fate: - 18 years of age is a strict punishment
- After my assessment, there can be no doubt that there are particularly aggravating circumstances here. The actual shot is not enough to it, but it shows the strength of the defendant's intent. The action appears as a clean execution, and he finds out the gun. The shot is in the middle of his forehead, and there is no other reason than that he shoots to kill, said Storås in court.
She also pointed on Svein Jemtlands actions after the shot, when among other things, he wrapped the corpse of his wife into the plastic.
He did a comprehensive work to hide the traces of the murder, and lied in addition to family, friends and police that he did not know what had happened with his wife.JEMTLAND CASE: Monday started the trial of Svein Jemtland in hedmark county district court. He is accused of having killed his wife, Janet Jemtland. This is the case. Video: NTB Scanpix and Hans Arne Vedlog. Editing: Frida Andersen and Emilie Rydning / Dagbladet Show more
As a result of this, it was set in time, a large search group consisting at the same time as her husband knew where his wife was. According to Svein Jemtland let his wife be wrapped in plastic in a car in a day before he drove eight miles to the Owned bridge near the Glomma and dumped her there. The prosecution believes, however, Jane Jemtland was drowned a maximum of two to three hours after the shot.Livestudio - the Trial against Svein Jemtland Asked about disputed this claim
Defenders believes that there is doubt about what really happened, both when the shot was fired, and in the days afterwards. They lay down a claim disputed this claim. Defenders believes that he cannot be sentenced to more than 15 years in prison if the district court finds him guilty.
– the Way we see it, is it not bevismessig coverage to exclude Jemtlands explanation. This is what he is accused of and denies straffskyld for. What happens afterwards, he is acknowledging and taking responsibility for, " said his defence counsel, Ida Andenæs, in their procedure.
She and Christian Flemmen Johansen believes the prosecution has not been proven that the killing was done with intent and that they did not prove that Jane Jemtland was drowned after two to three hours, so the autopsy report shows.
Defenders understand neither the motivation Svein Jemtland should have to lie about what happened after the shot was fired.
" Why on earth should he explain himself incorrect? Large worse than what he explains, it may not be. It hasn't add up. It makes no sense. I believe this is the most important piece of evidence that the Jemtland says, votes.Replacement for the children
Jane Jemtland was found dumped in the Glomma 13. January of this year, over two weeks after the shot was fired and the day after that Svein Jemtland was arrested. He has the whole time denied straffskyld for murder.
the Children's lawyer Inger Johanne Reiestad Hansen, was rather gracious in his assessment of Svein Jemtlands behaviour toward the children.
She put a oppreisningskrav for 800 000 for the two sons, Shiraz Jemtland fradømmes arveretten and right on the money from the life insurance.the Paradox in Jemtlands explanation: - What else is there he has not told us?