The Kaposvár Court of First Instance ruled in the case at first instance, finding that the accused and his wife had been married for 53 years, but their relationship had deteriorated, so in recent years the woman had moved away from her husband several times because she wanted to end their marriage.
In the fall of 2021, after a move, the man appeared at least three times at the woman’s new place of residence, where he insulted and threatened the woman, which made her not even dare to go out alone.
According to the district court, after midnight on November 13, 2021, after drinking two bottles of beer in a liquor store, the defendant decided to kill the victim.
He took an ax and a knife, went to the woman, who opened the door to his knock, but did not let him in. During the argument, the accused hit the woman with a piece of wood and then started abusing her with his fists, the court explained in detail.
As described, he hit the retreating woman in the head with the ax he had, and she fell to the ground. The accused continued to abuse the woman with the ax and the knife, then went to her apartment, where he stabbed himself in the stomach to pretend the abuse was a mutual fight.