Ice cream killer gets life sentence

Last updated 08:20 23/11/2012

Relevant offers


Aussie tradie finds giant huntsman spider taking on mouse Australian toddler's mother was last to see her alive, court hears accused tell police Double murder planned so wife could be killed A toddler is killed in a fire, with his dog found huddled next to him Surfer bitten by shark in Australia Donald Trump isn't the most dangerous man on the ticket - Mike Pence is 13 dead after tour bus, truck crash Gable Tostee's online claim of innocence for Warriena Wright's death re-emerges Cracker Barrell waitress's 'tip': 'Stay at home' Scientist Gordon Hamilton dies in Antarctica

An Austrian ice cream parlour owner has been found guilty of killing her ex-husband and a boyfriend before chopping them up with a chainsaw and burying them in concrete in her shop's basement.

A Vienna court convicted the 34-year-old woman of murder overnight (NZ time) and handed her a life sentence, ordering her to be held in psychiatric care, according to Austrian news agency APA.

The woman, identified only as Estibaliz C, confessed to the murders earlier this week but her lawyer said she will appeal.

The woman, dubbed the "Ice Lady" by Austrian media, shot the men in 2008 and 2010, putting their body parts in a freezer before burying them in her cellar.

She had told the court her ex-husband failed to leave her alone and the boyfriend cheated on her.

Ad Feedback

- AP

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content