Berlin Germany: Man sentenced to prison in murder of British expat

Posted on July 13, 2016 • Filed under: Europe, Expatriate Killed, Germany

telegraph.co.uk reported a German man has been sentenced to eleven years and seven months in jail for the murder of a British expat in Berlin, in a killing widely believed to have been motivated by xenophobia.

The parents of Luke Holland looked on as their son’s killer was sentenced in a Berlin court room on Monday.

Rolf Zielezinski, a 63-year-old unemployed construction worker, was found guilty of the premeditated murder of the 31-year-old Briton.

The court was unable to establish a motive for the killing, but heard he had a history of xenophobia and had been involved in a heated argument with foreigners a few weeks before the killing.Read Article

Share This Story
  • Print
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • del.icio.us
  • Facebook
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • Twitter
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Add to favorites
  • email

Related News:

  1. Kuirau, New Zealand: Suspect sentenced 12 years for the murder of a tourist
  2. Kuwait: Man sentenced to death in robbery, rape, murder of Asian expatriate
  3. Iceland: Reykjavik’s District Court judge sentenced four men to prison who attacked a Greek tourist
  4. U.S. citizen sentenced to prison in Saudi Arabia in terror plot
  5. U.S.: Former Expat in Ecuador Sentenced to Prison in sex trafficking scheme