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November 10, 2021 3:20 pm

Murderer of French Jewish Holocaust Survivor Mireille Knoll Sentenced to Life Imprisonment

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Mireille Knoll, the 85-year-old Holocaust survivor who was murdered in her Paris apartment. Photo: Knoll family.

A French court has sentenced the murderer of Mireille Knoll — an 85-year-old Holocaust survivor stabbed to death and then set alight in a brutal antisemitic attack in March 2018 — to life imprisonment.

32-year-old Yacine Mihoub, a former neighbor of Knoll, was found guilty on Wednesday at the close of a three-week trial at the Court of Assizes in Paris.

Click here to read our full report on the verdict

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