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

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

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