U.S. four-time killer commits suicide in Czech prison
Valdice, East Bohemia, Jan 12 (CTK) – U.S. national Kevin Dahlgren, a four-time murderer who was serving his life sentence in a Czech prison, committed suicide yesterday, three trustworthy sources have disclosed to CTK.
Dahlgren, then 20, killed all members of a family of his relative, the father, the mother and their two sons, including a juvenile one, in whose house in Brno he temporarily stayed, in May 2013.
Afterwards he left for Austria and boarded a flight for the USA. On arrival in Washington, the U.S. police arrested him based on a warrant issued by Czech authorities. The U.S. authorities eventually approved his extradition to the Czech Republic.
Last September, Dahlgren filed a recourse with the Supreme Court. His defence counsel proposed that instead of serving his sentence in the prison, he should be in a detention facility due to his bad psychical condition. The petition did not challenge the verdict on Dahlgren’s guilt.
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