RTL Today – Ana Lopes murder trial: I know it is my fault that I chose this woman, says defendant

Friday noticed the ultimate day of the enchantment process within the Ana Lopes homicide trial.

In the course of the penultimate session of the courtroom, the prosecution argued that the preliminary life-sentence for the defendant must be upheld. On Friday, the protection continued to make a case for the acquittal of the previous boyfriend.

The ultimate plea reemphasised the shortage of adequate proof to place the defendant behind bars. Moreover, it was criticised that different leads weren’t adopted up and that the prosecution solely targeted on Lopes’ former boyfriend from the start. Moreover, Maître Philippe Penning drew consideration to inconclusive proof from DNA traces discovered close to the sufferer’s physique.

The defendant additionally had an opportunity to talk on Friday. He thought of the authorities to be in opposition to him and painted a adverse image of his former companion and mom of his youngster: “I know it is my fault that I chose this woman.”

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The decision within the enchantment case is scheduled to be introduced on 11 January 2022.