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Axe-wielding Irish PhD student sent to prison for attempted murder

in News · 11-03-2018 07:51:00 · 0 Comments



A former post-graduate researcher from Ireland at the University of Coimbra has been sentenced to seven years and six months in prison in a psychiatric facility for attempting to kill a professor with an axe.

Axe-wielding Irish PhD student sent to prison for attempted murder

 

The court eased the sentence by taking into consideration that the accused suffered from a type of autism.

 

The PhD student went on a rampage after he was told that he would no longer be receiving tutoring due to an unpaid debt of 5,000 euros to the university.

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Edition 1476
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