Thomson ReutersFebruary 4, 2013 14:45
* Decision due on Feb. 18
* Dutroux raped and murdered four girls
* Sentenced in 1996 to life in prison
BRUSSELS, Feb 4 (Reuters) - Belgium's most notorious killer launched a bid for early release on Monday, despite little chance of getting parole.
Marc Dutroux, who was convicted of the kidnapping and rape of six girls and the murder of four of them in the 1990s, put his case to judges in a closed-door hearing in Brussels.