Supreme Court upholds death sentence of murderer of Homel student
15:36, — crime
Aliaksandr Hrunou, 25, will face the death penalty.
On April 8, the Supreme Court of Belarus upheld the death sentence of the murderer of Natallia Yemelyanchykava, a student of Homel State University.
Aliaksandr Hrunou received the death penalty on December 24, BelaPAN reports.
The girl died in September 2013. Hrunou killed her a year after he had been released from prison for killing his mother's boyfriend. He died after brutal beating.
The appeal was heard by the panel of judges at the open trial. The court decision was upheld.
The only thing that can save Hrunou now is applying to Lukashenka for a pardon.
The first death sentence against the murderer was delivered on June 14, 2013. It was overturned by the Supteme Court. The case was sent for a new hearing by the court of first instance.
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