Habtom Tesfamichael Who Stabbed and Killed His Wife in Sweden is Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison



Habtom Tesfamichael Who Stabbed and Killed His Wife is Sentenced to 18 Years in Swedish Prison



Murdered his wife – the children fled in terror



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www.expressen.se | April 26, 2017


Habtom Tesfamichael Who Stabbed and Killed His Wife in Sweden is Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison



The mother and father were in disagreement about when the kids would fold.
In the middle of the row, he lifted her up and carried her to the kitchen in the apartment outside Jönköping – where he stabbed her to death with a knife.



Now convicted Habtom Tesfamichael Gebreyesus, 43, to 18 years in prison and deportation for the murder that took place with the couple’s children currently in the apartment.



One evening in November last year ran two children out of an apartment in the Jönköping area. They had become witnesses to the brawl that ended with their father Habtom Tesfamichael Gebreyesus stabbed to death their mother.
– It is clear that we are shocked. You can not understand that such a thing could happen. Outwardly, it was like a completely normal family, told a neighbor after the incident.

The woman came to Sweden a few years ago and acquired both work and home. During last year’s autumn children could also move here – soon after arrived also the 43-year-old husband Habtom Tesfamichael Gebreyesus from home Eritrea.
Life after the family reunited other hand, was not as he had expected.



“Got no love”
In questioning mean Habtom Tesfamichael Gebreyesus that began when he landed at Landvetter Airport outside Gothenburg. She did not meet him, and in the investigation described it as “he was in love with her, but got no love back.”
– We lost respect for each other, he said in interrogation.
He did not think she wanted to be intimate enough with him and say that she had changed.



They must also have had discussions about the economy and about raising children.



The fateful night in November, they should not have been agreed when the children would go to bed and that is what was the trigger for why he killed her, according to the prosecutor Lisa Hedberg.

– There is an argument about the children put times. It is in this situation that the man completely lose control, said Lisa Hedberg during the final day of the trial, according to Jönköping-Posten.



18 years imprisonment
The interrogation has Habtom Tesfamichael Gebreyesus said that he picked up the mother “like a rooster,” and carried her into the kitchen. It was there he stabbed her to death.



Emergency services were first on the scene after the incident. They found Habtom Tesfamichael Gebreyesus sitting on a fence at a playground outside the apartment house. He has the police admitted that he dealt the fatal cut, but has said that his intent was not to deprive his wife lives.

On Tuesday afternoon, Jönköping District Court against Habtom Tesfamichael Gebreyesus. He is sentenced to 18 years in prison and deportation for the murder of his wife.

“The court considers that there are some extenuating circumstances but also that there are aggravating circumstances, including that the crime occurred in the presence of the couple’s children, in their homes. In view of this, the offense is not considered to be less serious. The man should not be sentenced for manslaughter but murder ” , writes Jönköping District Court said in a statement.

The court says that Habtom Tesfamichael Gebreyesus own account of the events of “large parts can be the basis for the goal.” It also took into consideration the extensive technical evidence.

Attorney: The verdict is not unexpected
District Court reason further background to the murder, which can be explained by the strained relationship between the pair.

” By Habtom Tesfamichael Gebreyesus story and testimony finds court dispute that Habtom Tesfamichael Gebreyesus relationship with XX was strained and conflictual during the time the spouses lived together in Sweden. According to the court, it is also undisputed that the main reason for this was that Habtom Tesfamichael Gebreyesus had difficult to accept that XX did not want to have sex with him and to XX gainfully employed outside the home while Habtom Tesfamichael Gebreyesus was unemployed. These conclusions are also some support from the documentary evidence in the case , “it is possible to read the judgment.
Auditors also writes that a brawl, prosecutor Lisa Hedberg mean is the trigger for the attack, about the time that the children would meddle made Habtom Tesfamichael Gebreyesus was provoked.


Habtom Tesfamichael Gebreyesus defended by lawyer Bertil Tengberg who says of the judgment:

– The verdict is not entirely unexpected. I had prepared my client that if he is convicted as charged, this is the “default penalty,” if you can talk about it in this context, says Tengberg who believe that a “trivial conflict” was behind his client’s deed.

Will you appeal the verdict?
– We have not discussed it, but he was fully aware that he would be tried and that there would be no question of a long prison term. We’ll see if he wants to examine the possibility of getting a shorter sentence, and maybe even get deportation matter considered, says Bertil Tengberg.

Habtom Tesfamichael Gebreyesus also convicted of six counts of abuse against their children.

While he was acquitted of two counts of assault against children at unknown times, as well as several cases of illegal threats.

He should be expelled from the country indefinitely. The Court finds that in the present situation is not clear if it is prevented from expelling him to Eritrea, but says that the situation may be different when the expulsion actually becomes relevant.

GT has sought Prosecutor Lisa Hedberg.



Source: http://www.expressen.se/gt/mordade-sin-hustru–barnen-flydde-i-skrack/