How much more, folks? -- Ed.
A 14-year-old girl in Trondheim took her
own life after being assaulted and raped by three teenage boys. Only
four weeks after she reported the rape at Kristiansten fortress, the ninth
grader could not bear to live any longer.
The girl’s mother believes the group rape is the direct cause of why her daughter chose to take her life two weeks ago:
"This shows how brutal consequences of
such a serious crime can get," said her mother through her daughter’s
counsel, Sigrun Dybvad.
Her mother has consented to
the Adresseavisen’s mentioning the tragic incident, and she has provided
information to the case. The incident has shaken many in
Trondheim. Address newspaper has in recent days received emails and
phone calls from desperate and upset parents. Over 1300 people have
joined in a memorial group for 14-year-old online community
Facebook. Tuesday this week met with 245 people up to say goodbye when
she was buried in the Lutheran Free Church.
Police in Trondheim is worried after five unsolved assault rapes or attempted on the same page 1 April. In three of the five cases, several
perpetrators, all of which are described as African or Middle Eastern
men. Police believe that the rapes have been planned in advance.
The evening before 1 May facilitate the
ninth grader for her friends when she was stopped by a young man of
foreign origin. According to 14-year-old’s explanation, he tried to stay
around and kiss her. When she responded that she would meet a friend,
he said he knew this friend. This thought ninth grader, and went with
the man. Shortly after the assault began:
Ninth graders noticed that two other
teenage boys came walking, and thought at first that they came to
help. Instead, they have helped to keep her down. The girl told that she
tried to shout for help, but that there was so much noise that no one
While peers attached very close, and
while both the police and about 50 night owls patrolling the area, the
14-year-old testified that two of the perpetrators managed to rape her,
before she got loose from the third. Then she ran from the scene, and
away in the direction Nonnegata. There, she met a couple who should have
immediately understood that something had happened and helped her home.
The girl has described the perpetrators as teenage boys in 16-17-age of foreign origin.