An 18-year-old scholar who attacked and killed two lecturers with an axe at a Swedish highschool has been jailed for all times.
Fabian Vidar Cederholm was discovered responsible of two counts of homicide on Thursday.
He was sentenced to life in jail – which in Sweden means a minimal of 20 to 25 years, nevertheless it might be prolonged.
Cederholm was a scholar on the faculty in Malmo, Sweden’s third-largest metropolis, the place he carried out the assaults.
The victims – Victoria Edstrom and Sara Book – have been discovered on the third ground of Malmo Latin School – 10 minutes after police have been alerted.
Students on the faculty, that has about 1,100 pupils, had gathered to work on a musical.
Many locked themselves inside lecture rooms when the assaults started.
Malmo District Court heard Cederholm killed the workers members “by hacking them to death with an axe”.
Judge Johan Kvart stated Cederholm had additionally used a knife.
“These are two very brutal murders where the victims suffered severely,” the decide stated in an announcement.
Cederholm was arrested shortly after the incident on 21 March.
He was not beforehand identified to authorities and had no prison file.
Prosecutor Johanna Liljeblad had requested that Cederholm, who confessed to the crime, be sentenced to life.
A lawyer representing Cederholm earlier had instructed Swedish media that the actions of the defendant have been “completely inexplicable”.
The courtroom stated the motive for the violent assaults just isn’t totally understood.