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Prosecutors not seeking prison for Norway mass killer Breivik

Updated: June 21, 2012 9:15AM



OSLO, Norway — Prosecutors say there are enough doubts about confessed mass killer Anders Behring Breivik’s sanity that he should be committed to compulsory psychiatric care instead of prison.

In their closing arguments Thursday, prosecutors said it could not be ruled out that the 33-year-old Norwegian was psychotic when he killed 77 people in a bomb and gun rampage on July 22.

Prosecutor Svein Holden said “We request that he is transferred to compulsory psychiatric care.”



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