Fritzl Gets Life Sentence for Murder, Rape, Imprisonment

Josef Fritzl, who hadimprisoned his daughter Elisabeth for 24 years and fathered her seven children in a windowless basement, was found guilty today of negligent homicide, rape, incest and enslavement, and sentenced to life in prison. Chief prosecutor Christiane Burkheiser told the court that Fritzl, 73, had degraded his daughter to "a condition of total dependence and treated her like his property." The life sentence came down a day after Fritzl suddenly pleaded guilty to all charges...Full Story
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