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Slovak model found guilty of murder in Spain

Slovak model found guilty of murdering British jeweller on May 27 in Spain. She will spend 15.5 years in prison.

Kukučová escorted Kukučová escorted (Source: TASR)

According to a nine-member jury, Mária Kukučová is guilty of murdering ex-boyfriend British jeweller Andy Bush, killing him with three shots in Marbella in 2014.

They had split a month earlier, but on that fatal night Bush went to their home with his new girlfriend, Maria Korotaeva, who waited for him in front of the house. After a fight and a skirmish, Kukučová struggled with him and shot him three times. She alleges, according to Slovak tabloids, to have done so in self-defence.

The court sentenced Kukučová to 15.5 years in prison. She also has to pay €200,000 to the victim’s family and court costs, the TASR newswire wrote.

Read also:Charged model Kukučová gives consent to extradition to Spain

 

Read also:Swimsuit model claims to have killed British millionaire in self-defence

 

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