Norway prosecutors want mental institution for Breivik
Anders Breivik boasts of being an ultranationalist who killed his victims to fight multiculturalism in Norway.
June 21st, 2012
11:04 AM ET

Norway prosecutors want mental institution for Breivik

Norwegian prosecutors have asked that alleged mass killer Anders Breivik be transferred to a psychiatric institutions because they believe he is mentally ill, a spokeswoman for the prosecutor's office told CNN.

If that does not happen, prosecutors will ask for 21 years of prison for Breivik.

Breivik is on trial on charges of voluntary homicide and committing acts of terror in the July 22, 2011, attacks. He has admitted carrying out an attack on a youth camp on Utoya Island that killed 69 people and a bombing in Oslo that killed eight.

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  1. PEDO BEAR

    Change his suit to green and put a little green top-hat on him and you got yourself the spitting image of the Notre Dame Leprechaun!

    June 21, 2012 at 12:08 pm | Report abuse |
  2. dazzle ©

    @bobcat (in a hat)©, this is a gold standard one. I love it and hope it stays up.

    June 21, 2012 at 1:04 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Pete

    My comment must of hurt someone's sensitive feelings,so so sorry!!!

    June 21, 2012 at 6:17 pm | Report abuse |
  4. ronvan

    It is a shame that they do not have the death penalty because this guy definitely deserves it!

    June 22, 2012 at 8:57 am | Report abuse |