Double murder shocks Estonia

  • 1998-11-12
  • Denise Albrighton
TALLINN - The probation service suffered a serious setback this week when a convicted killer brutally murdered a husband and wife less than a month after his release from jail. The release of prisoners on probation has now been suspended by Justice Minister Paul Varul from Nov. 5 to Nov. 20, a decision approved by Prime Minister Mart Siimann. The suspension was necessary to allow tougher measures to be considered for the screening of those applying for parole, said Varul. The move comes after convicted killer Kalle Maesepp, 40, murdered a couple in Rakvere on Oct. 31. Maesepp stabbed the h...
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