A tribunal in southwestern Turkey sentenced an author, anonymized as HA, on Tuesday to an aggravated life sentence for the 2018 death of his pregnant wife, SA The victim fell on him death in Kelebekler (Butterfly) Valley, a popular destination in southwestern province of mugla in 2018. The defendant, who claimed that his wife had fallen on his, was accused by the victim family of killing her for life insurance.
In the last hearing, the prosecutor said the defendant was the sole beneficiary of life insurance policy in the name of his wife and had planned the murder thoroughly. “He took she has a party of the valley people doesn’t hang out much and makes her wait there for hours. He claimed he had not seen how his wife fell but her statement is not convincing,” the prosecutor said. in his final plea to the court for HA sentencing The court sentenced the defendant on charges of premeditated murder.
“The justice prevailed. We are still in pain but it has eased a little”, Nayim Yolçu, the victim’s lawyer. brother, told reporters after the trial. “No one can get out with murder women in our country,” he said. added.
its was found dead basically of a cliff in the valley on June 19, 2018. She would have taken selfies with her husband when she died. The victim was seven months pregnant at the time of her death and the police treated her death with suspicion, launching an investigation which resulted with the arrest of HA in 2020. The suspect was discovered to have taken out life insurance policy on on behalf of of his wife worth $29,000 (400,000 TL) shortly before her death. An eyewitness said the victim was unaware of life insurance and the suspect himself had signed the insurance documents. The suspect had also withdrew a loan in name of his wife and spent it, as well as taking a state allowance paid to widowers to go on holidays abroad following the holidays of his wife deathselon media reports.