Constance: age of 84, and the Ex-husband killed? Elderly woman in court

you should have doused the age of 84, her also old Ex-husband with gasoline and set on fire: Before the district court of Konstanz is available from Monday (20.

Constance: age of 84, and the Ex-husband killed? Elderly woman in court

you should have doused the age of 84, her also old Ex-husband with gasoline and set on fire: Before the district court of Konstanz is available from Monday (20. July) to an Elderly woman from the lake Constance region. According to the prosecution, the woman had initially tried to murder her 73-year-old former husband, in which she hit him several times with a meat hammer on the head. As the man, contrary to expectations, remained conscious, should have doused the 84-Year-old him with gasoline and set on fire, causing the man in agony had fully died. Parts of the house fell in a fire, extinguishing a fire, the fire brigade found work finally, the corpse of the victim. (Reference: 4 Ks 40 Js 1553/20)

According to the Prosecutor, the 73-Year-old woman, despite a recent separation continue to live in his house. Most recently, he had decided to sell the house and find a new relationship. "The elderly defendant threatened to lose in some ways, their livelihoods," said a spokesman for the authority. The Prosecutor's office sees this as the motivation for the act.

Before the district court of Ravensburg has started in mid-June, also a process with an elderly defendant: The 83-Year-old is said to have lurking around his ex-girlfriend in the basement of a multi-family house in Bad Saulgau (district Sigmaringen) with a kitchen knife and then on you will be attacked. After that, he should have according to the indictment, tried to kill himself. The woman was seriously injured. To the process at the beginning of 83, confessed-Year-old, the fact that he had felt from his almost 20 years younger Ex-partner humiliated.

104 797 people in Baden-Württemberg were sentenced in the year 2018 before the court. The majority of them - 24 934 - were between 30 and 40 years old. However, in the case of seniors, the Numbers are quite remarkable: 4404 people were between 60 and 70 years old, in 1866, people between the ages of 70 and 80 years and still 692 people aged between 80 and 90 years. 42 men and women were in their condemnation over 90 years old.

According to the Ministry of justice 291 of 5643 prisoners were in February of this year, also in the southwest, 60 years of age or older - the equivalent of 5.2 percent. For comparison: in 1993, the share was at 1.8 percent. The Ministry sees the reasons for the increase, especially in the ageing society. "The demographic development is also reflected in our prisons," said justice Minister Guido Wolf (CDU). "An aging society, an increasing number of older prisoners. This development will continue, and it provides law enforcement with new challenges.“ In addition, older people today are also no longer physically healthy.

dpa
Updated Date: 17 July 2020, 00:26

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