Long jail term for axe murderer

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A 26-year-old man was sentenced to 18 years in prison in a jury trial today (Thurs).The defendant was found guilty by the panel at a court in Klagenfurt of hacking his 29-year-old girlfriend to death with a pickaxe at their house in Lendorf in Carinthia last September.The jury rejected the defence lawyerÂ’s appeal to allow […]

Farmer’s face slashed by saw

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A Carinthian farmer sustained severe facial injuries in a forestry accident yesterday (Mon).The 58-year-old was working on his own in his woodlands near Steinfeld in the province Spittal an der Drau district when he suddenly lost control of his chainsaw. The saw flipped up and slashed his jaw.The man managed to drive himself to his […]