The man accused of murdering Birgitte Tengs was convicted on previous occasions

Birgitte Tengs - memorialPhoto: NTB / Alf Ove Hansen

The man in his 50s who is charged with the murder of Birgitte Tengs and suspected of having killed Tina Jørgensen has been convicted for criminal offenses several times before.

An overview by the newspaper VG of other convictions related to the man now charged with murder shows that he has previously been convicted a number of times, all the way back to the 1990s.

In the 1990s, he was convicted of, among other things, assault and violence against a public official. He has also been convicted several times of stealing women’s clothes and women’s shoes.

In a verdict from 2005, the man was sentenced to seven months in prison for aggravated burglary and theft from several women. He is said to have stolen various clothes and shoes from the women. In court, the man explained that he felt lonely at times.

According to the verdict, the man explained in court that he got a kind of sexual arousal from acquiring clothes and shoes from women.

Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews

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