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German woman found guilty of murdering Swedish children

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German woman found guilty of murdering Swedish children
Christine S. (R) with her lawyer Per-Ingvar Ekblad on August 25. Photo: DPA
11:35 CEST+02:00
A Swedish court has ordered a German woman suspected of the brutal murder of two toddlers to undergo a psychiatric evaluation, an indication that the court finds her guilty as charged.

Christine Schürrer is to remain in custody in Arboga in central Sweden in the intervening period.

In its decision, Västmanland District Court wrote that "overwhelming evidence has been produced" to show that the woman "is guilty of murder and attempted murder in accordance with the charges".

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