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Eugene Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 07:48 AM
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Norway mass murder suspect insane, police say
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Source: CNN

Norway mass murder suspect insane, police say

By Richard Allen Greene, CNN
November 29, 2011 -- Updated 1231 GMT (2031 HKT)

(CNN) -- Anders Behring Breivik, the man accused of killing 77 people in a bomb and gun rampage in Norway in July, is insane, police said Tuesday.

He was psychotic at the time of the attacks and during 13 interviews experts conducted with him, they said.


He will still be tried to determine whether he committed the murders, police said.

But under Norwegian law, he cannot be sentenced to prison or preventive detention but can be confined to a mental hospital for the rest of his life, police said.


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