Good Riddance

Good Riddance

Andrei Chikatilo, the Russian serial sex killer, was sentenced to death by shooting in the city of Rostov-on-Don, convicted of the brutal murders of 52 women and children during a 12-year rampage through southern Russia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan. The prosecution presented chilling evidence of how the quiet, bespectacled former schoolteacher smashed his victims' eardrums, gouged out their eyes and then feasted on their sexual organs. As the sentence was read out, the courtroom erupted in turmoil, with one mother yelling, "Give him to us! Let us have him!"

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