Man Given 16 Years in Prison for Manslaughter Skip to content

Man Given 16 Years in Prison for Manslaughter

Reykjavík District Court found Redouane Naoui guilty of the murder of Hilmar Þórir Ólafsson at the nightclub Monte Carlo in the city center in July 2011 this morning and sentenced him to 16 years in prison.

districtcourt

Reykjavík District Court.

Naoui was convicted of having stabbed his victim in the throat, inflicting serious injuries which led to his death, visir.is reports.

Naoui was in an intoxicated state when he attacked Hilmar and stated before the court that he couldn’t remember the incident and that he had hardly known the victim.

The convict is also to pay Hilmar’s daughters ISK 2 million (USD 17,000, EUR 13,000) in damages.

ESA

Sign up for our weekly newsletter

Get news from Iceland, photos, and in-depth stories delivered to your inbox every week!

* indicates required

Subscribe to Iceland Review

In-depth stories and high-quality photography showcasing life in Iceland!

Share article

Facebook
Twitter