Four Men Sentenced to Prison for Assault


Four Men Sentenced to Prison for Assault

The Supreme Court of Iceland sentenced four men to prison for the brutal assault of a tourist in downtown Reykjavík in May 2010.

policecar_psPhoto: Páll Stefánsson/Iceland Review.

The men were sentenced to between one and three years in prison, Morgunblaðið reports.

The victim, who died in a hospital in Italy in December 2011, received repeated blows and kicks to his body, head and face.

The mother of the victim told the court in February 2012 that her son had felt very frightened after the attack. His face was severely injured as a consequence and he suffered back and neck pains, resulting in him committing suicide.

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