Once they were children

  • 1999-03-25
  • Katya Cengel
The recent murder of three young girls in eastern Latvia has the country wondering what it can do to stop juvenile crime, as Katya Cengel reports.The case against 19-year-old Alexander Koryakov, in police custody and charged with murder, goes like this:On Feb. 22, Koryakov entered a nursery school in the village of Gulbene and, during nap time, murdered three young girls and their teacher. Afterwards, the young man said he wanted to become as famous as the Russian serial killer, Andrei Chikatilo. A good student whose only oddity seemed to be a collection of literature on Chikatilo, Koryako...
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