Because he has thrown in his two-month-old daughter from the second floor of a residential building, a man from Rhineland-Palatinate to 15 years in prison. The regional court of Frankenthal, condemned the 35-year-old David L. for murder, hostage taking and grievous bodily harm. Judge Alexander Schräder, described the act as "particularly despicable".
under The influence of drugs, according to the indictment, had stabbed the man in the middle of may, 2016, first with a knife on his girlfriend and then the child be thrown out the window. The reason, apparently, was jealousy, because the mother with the infant workers than with him. In addition, he wanted to punish her for alleged infidelity. The child fell to 7.5 meters deep and died of a multiple skull fracture. As the police, David L. wanted to take, he threatened his other two children with a knife. Therefore, the allegation of hostage-taking.
The court followed with its ruling, the Prosecutor's office. The had demanded a comparatively mild sentence, as you saw in the accused a limited debt capacity due to his drug use. This would have disinhibited the accused "and the jealous rage intensified," said the judge. The court had demanded a life sentence. The defense had pleaded for acquittal. They argued also with the drug use of the defendant. Accordingly, David L. I believe in a paranoid state, his daughter was in danger. Therefore, he went with her to the balcony, where she was slipped accidentally from the Hand.
The court is not convinced by this reasoning but. The statements of the police from the night of the Crime have shown, therefore, that David L. threw his daughter over his shoulder from the balcony. There is therefore "no reasonable doubt" that he want to kill the child, said judge Schrader. The defense announced Revision of the Federal court of justice.
The case had attracted a lot of attention, because the defendant was allowed, in spite of the serious allegations made temporarily free. The reason is the delays in his trial were. Shortly before the end of the negotiations, a presiding judge fell ill and the service was permanently unable to work. The process had to start with a new Chairman new. The Federal constitutional court saw the accused has the fundamental right to freedom of the Person injured. In February, David L. was therefore come first, after almost three years in remand prison.