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No early release for Belgian paedophile killer Dutroux

A Belgian court rejected on Monday a request by notorious child sex killer Marc Dutroux for early release from prison, sparking relief among the families of his victims. Belgium's "most hated man" wanted to serve out the rest of his sentence under electronic surveillance, after being jailed for life in 2004 for the kidnap and rape between June 1995 and August 1996 of six young and teenage girls, four of whom died.

Belgian child killer Dutroux denied parole

* Court rules he's unlikely to reintegrate in society * Release could have been with security tag on ankle * Dutroux servings life sentence for killing of four girls BRUSSELS, Feb 18 (Reuters) - A Belgian court denied parole to child killer Marc Dutroux on Monday, ruling he could not be freed with a security tag on his ankle as there was no prospect of him fitting back into society.

No early release for Belgian paedophile killer Dutroux

A Belgian court Monday turned down a request by notorious child sex killer Marc Dutroux for early release from prison to serve out the rest of his sentence at home under electronic surveillance. The ruling against Belgium's "most hated man" cited the risk he might offend again after being jailed for life in 2004 for the kidnap and rape between June 1995 and August 1996 of six young and teenage girls, four of whom died.

No early release for Belgian paedophile killer Dutroux

A Belgian court Monday turned down a request by notorious child sex killer Marc Dutroux for early release from prison to serve out the rest of his sentence at home under electronic surveillance. The ruling against Belgium's "most hated man," cited the risk he might offend again after being jailed for life in 2004 for the kidnap and rape between June 1995 and August 1996 of six young and teenage girls, four of whom died.

URGENT ¥¥¥ No early release for Belgian paedophile killer Dutroux

A Belgian court Monday turned down a request by notorious child sex killer Marc Dutroux for early release from prison to serve out the rest of his sentence at home under electronic surveillance. The ruling against Belgium's "most hated man," cited the risk he might offend again after being jailed for life in 2004 for the kidnap and rape between June 1995 and August 1996 of six young and teenage girls, four of whom died. bur/bmm/txw

Child killer Dutroux, Belgium's most reviled criminal

He was dubbed the "monster of Charleroi" by the Belgian press but psychiatrists say Marc Dutroux is less a paedophile than an icy-hearted predator with a murderous desire to control his victims. Dutroux, 56, asked a special court for early release Monday after serving almost 16 years of a life sentence for the kidnap, rape and gruesome murder of several young girls, crimes that shocked Belgium and the world in 1996.

Belgium's 'lifer' child killer Dutroux seeks early release

Belgium's notorious serial paedophile killer Marc Dutroux asked a special court for early release Monday after serving 16 years of a life sentence for the kidnap, rape and gruesome murder of several young girls. The 56-year-old, the country's most reviled criminal, was escorted under heavy surveillance from a high-security prison to the central Brussels courthouse as a helicopter hovered overhead and 125 officers stood guard over the court building.

Belgium's child killer lifer Dutroux seeks early release

Belgium's notorious serial paedophile killer Marc Dutroux asked a special court for early release Monday after serving 16 years of a life sentence for the kidnap, rape and gruesome murder of several young girls. The 56-year-old, the country's most reviled criminal, was escorted under heavy surveillance from a high-security prison to the central Brussels courthouse as a helicopter hovered overhead and 125 officers stood guard over the court building.

Chronology of events in Belgian child sex-murder case

Here is a chronology of events in the case of Marc Dutroux, the Belgian "monster" serving a life sentence for a horrific spree of abductions, rapes and murders of schoolgirls. Dutroux, who appeared Monday before a special court seeking to be released and placed under house arrest with an electronic tag, was found guilty in June 2004 of abducting and raping six girls, four of whom died. He had previously been jailed in 1989 for 13 years for the abduction and rape of five girls, but was freed in 1992. 1995

URGENT ¥¥¥ Belgium paedophile killer Dutroux seeks early release

Belgium's notorious serial child killer Marc Dutroux appeared Monday before a special court seeking to be released and placed under house arrest with an electronic tag. His appeal for early release comes just threee months before he completes 16 years of his life sentence for the kidnap and rape of six girls, and the murder of four of his victims, in one of the darkest episodes in Belgium's criminal history. ccr/txw
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