Killer cop jailed for 33 months

A POLICEMAN from west Slovakia's Trenčín was sentenced to less than three years in jail for killing a woman and her son, aged 15 months, while driving drunk in January 2002. He will be eligible to be released for good behaviour after serving half of that sentence.

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