A 50-year-old man from Olișcani village of Șoldănești district beat up his lover to death. After reveling on the New Year-s night, he did not stop there. He took a knife and stabbed her 16 times in her chest.
After committing the crime the man called a relative and told him what he had done. The police came in and found him severely drunk.
Some neighbors say the man was not violent, however others say the couple used to quarrel oftentimes.
The police say the man acknowledged his guilt. He faces life sentence or 20 years of jail.