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  • A man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing two people in a shooting attack near a synagogue in eastern Germany last year.

  • The huge referred to by authorities Stefan B.

  • Was found guilty of murder, attempted murder and incitement, according to court spokesman Wolfgang On.

  • After a total of 86 witnesses were heard, it became clear that there were considerable differences to what they accused told the court.

  • He did by no means fully confess.

  • There were differences which explains the long duration of the trials.

  • He confessed to the crime and toe having far right anti Semitic motivation.

  • The shootings took place in the city of Hala on Yon Kapur, the Jewish Day of Atonement on were live streamed online.

  • Prosecutors said he aimed to kill as many as possible of the more than 50 worshippers on only his poor aim and home made weapons prevented a higher death toll.

  • The court sentence includes a provision for preventative detention which denies any release after a sentence is served to protect the public from dangerous offenders.


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