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Quadruple US murderer commits suicide in Czech prison

ČTK |
12 January 2018

Valdice, East Bohemia, Jan 11 (CTK) - U.S. national Kevin Dahlgren, a four-time murderer who was serving his life sentence in a Czech prison, committed suicide on Thursday, three trustworthy sources have disclosed to CTK.

Dahlgren, then 20, killed all members of a family of his relative, the father, the mother and their two sons, including a juvenile one, in whose house in Brno he temporarily stayed, in May 2013.

Afterwards he left for Austria and boarded a flight for the USA. On arrival in Washington, the U.S. police arrested him based on a warrant issued by Czech authorities. The U.S. authorities eventually approved his extradition to the Czech Republic.

Last September, Dahlgren filed a recourse with the Supreme Court. His defence counsel proposed that instead of serving his sentence in the prison, he should be in a detention facility due to his bad psychical condition. The petition did not challenge the verdict on Dahlgren's guilt.

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