Thursday, August 17, 2017

Yekaterinburg sentenced to life in prison after allegedly killing family members

On Monday, a Yekaterinburg man was sentenced to life in prison after he was found guilty of killing three family members in a Ural-area cemetery.

Prosecutors allege that the man arranged to meet his father, mother and brother in the cemetery, after he evicted them from their home in August. An altercation broke out following their conversation, which ended after the man stabbed his mother and brother to death. The man next turned his knife on his father, who was the only witness to the two previous murders, UPI.com reports.

In court, the man testified that he learned how to deliver fatal stab wounds during his employment in a Ural slaughterhouse.

According to Yekaterinburg law, the man now has 10 days to appeal his sentence, according to UPI.com.