German teen guilty of killing boy who refused his advances

BERLIN (AP) — A German teenager has been found guilty of fatally strangling another teen who allegedly refused his advances.

German news agency dpa reported Thursday that the regional court in the western city of Siegen convicted the 15-year-old of manslaughter and sentenced him to 7 years and 6 months in juvenile detention. The court also ordered the defendant, whose name wasn’t released due to his age, to be placed in a specialist psychiatric facility.

Prosecutors alleged that the teen had strangled a 16-year-old classmate after they agreed to meet in a wooded area last October.

The killing prompted widespread outrage in Germany.

Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Recent Videos

Minot Football

Thumbnail for the video titled "Minot Football"

College Hockey

Thumbnail for the video titled "College Hockey"

College Football

Thumbnail for the video titled "College Football"

Flu Vaccine and Pregnancy

Thumbnail for the video titled "Flu Vaccine and Pregnancy"

Budget Inn Remodel

Thumbnail for the video titled "Budget Inn Remodel"

Saving Money during winter

Thumbnail for the video titled "Saving Money during winter"

Farmer impact

Thumbnail for the video titled "Farmer impact"

Sledding

Thumbnail for the video titled "Sledding"

Robert's One Minute Forecast 10-13-19

Thumbnail for the video titled "Robert's One Minute Forecast 10-13-19"

Church Violence

Thumbnail for the video titled "Church Violence"

Mandan Assault

Thumbnail for the video titled "Mandan Assault"

Mandan Burglary

Thumbnail for the video titled "Mandan Burglary"

College Football

Thumbnail for the video titled "College Football"

College Hockey

Thumbnail for the video titled "College Hockey"

Tailgating in the Snow

Thumbnail for the video titled "Tailgating in the Snow"

Humane Society Needs

Thumbnail for the video titled "Humane Society Needs"

Snow Update

Thumbnail for the video titled "Snow Update"

Vikings Fans

Thumbnail for the video titled "Vikings Fans"

Minot Airport Cancellations

Thumbnail for the video titled "Minot Airport Cancellations"

Strong Immune System

Thumbnail for the video titled "Strong Immune System"
More Video

KX News Trending Stories

Don't Miss

Daily Pledge

More Daily Pledge