Court deals 17-year sentence to man for brutal murder of his ex-wife

An upper-circuit court in the Moravian city of Olomouc on Tuesday handed a prison sentence of 17 years to a 39-year-old man who was charged with brutally murdering his ex-wife. The man had appealed a previous verdict. The murder made headlines in June of last year. The defendant beat his ex-wife to death with a brick and set her body on fire in her car in the Moravian-Silesian city of Havířov.

Author: Sarah Borufka