the COPENHAGEN city COURT (Ekstra Bladet): A 20 minutes long video, which was played in Copenhagen district Court today, showed the prelude and the culmination of the uproar between the two groups, which led to the killing of 19-year-old Lorenz Matras new year's eve last year.
a Few hours into the new year took an unknown assassin, the life of Lorenz. The family describes him as a happy boy full of love. Private
In the minutes up to, that he was stabbed to death, could on the video, see Lorenz Matras stand quietly, neatly dressed in a dark suit and unaware of the fatal events that were to come.
It was, according to the Lorenz Matras' mother of the son first city trip to Copenhagen, when he and a group of friends went to diskoteksmiljøet around Gothersgade in central Copenhagen.
The fatal seconds, where knivstikkene fell in Borgergade, however, was just filmed from a camera inside a restaurant, out through a grid, so you only could sense a predatory activity and not see the connectors fall.
Here came the killing.
Four men have been charged in the case, but only a 19-year-old man is accused of the killing of Lorenz Matras, for the attempted murder of a 20-year-old man with multiple knife wounds and for legemsangreb of the particular crude, brutal and dangerous character against a further two 20-year-old men, who was wounded by several stabs on Borgergade in central Copenhagen in the period between the hours of 3.30 and 4.30.
The 19-year-old accused denies guilty, and threw in his explanation of the Copenhagen city Court on Monday suspicion of his acquaintances, as he was in the city with.
In connection with the investigation called the police the black Audi station wagon, which was recorded on video, since the shortly after the killing about at 4.15 drove along Gothersgade from Kongens Have. Politifoto
He told, among other things, that two of the others, who were sitting in the black Audi, they drove away in after the incident, said that they had stabbed someone down.
As the prosecutor found that it was not something he mentioned to the police earlier, he said that he had not said it, because he has been afraid for his own safety.
- If they can find such a thing, what can you not find, he said and also explained that one of the other threatened him the day after and said:
- What happened yesterday, you must not say to anyone at anytime. Otherwise it goes very wrong for you.
He explained that he subsequently, after they have been released, have thought:
- Why should I sit here when it is them who have made it.
The defendants also explained that he, in connection with the episode not so, who stuck with the knife. He heard just somebody shouting:
- I'm sticking you down.
But he denied that he could recognize the voice.
As the explanation of the fact that his dna is found on the Lorenz Matras' cuff links, he claimed that it may have come, because that was the one, who took a stranglehold on him from behind and gave him punched. He saw not whom, but it could be Lorenz Matras.
The defendants also said in his testimony, that he drove from Bracknell to Copenhagen in the train with two others before the incident. One of them, which is also one of those who were arrested in the case in the first place, took, according to the accused a knife back in the train and 'dancing with it' and put it into the headrest twice.
- I Then said to him 'why he has taken the knife with us when we go out and enjoy ourselves'.
- He says 'you never know what happens'. So I thought no more of it, and drank on, explained to the accused. This man is identical with one of them, as defendants explain, said Audien, that he had put.
He is 19 years old, but looks older. He has black hair that is long at the top and kortklippet in the sides and back of the neck as well as black, short beards. He is wearing a gray sweater with a white shirt under.
There is now a break in the case, after which the defender's questioning of the defendants continues.
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