Ex-French soldier handed life sentence for murder of girl

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A court in Grenoble, south-east France, on Friday sentenced former French army dog handler Nordahl Lelandais, 39,  to life imprisonment, with a tariff of 22 years, for the abduction and murder in 2017 of eight-year-old Maëlys De Araujo, his second murder conviction in less than a year.

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A former French soldier was sentenced to life in prison on Friday for abducting and murdering an eight-year-old girl in a case that horrified the country, reports FRANCE 24.