Baby killer De Gelder to be transferred from Ghent prison
Tuesday, 01 October 2019
Kim De Gelder was sentenced to life imprisonment in 2013 for four murders and 25 attempted murders. Credit: Belga.
Baby killer Kim De Gelder will be transferred from Ghent prison to another location, it was decided by the Chamber for the Protection of Society in Ghent on Tuesday.
De Gelder, who entered a crèche in Dendermonde in East Flanders on 23 January 2009 and attacked staff and babies with a knife, was sentenced to life imprisonment for four murders and 25 attempted murders in March 2013.
The Chamber of the Protection of Society decided in May that De Gelder would either be transferred to a Forensic Psychiatric Center in Ghent or Antwerp, or an Institution for the Protection of Society (IBM) in Turnhout or Merksplas, reports Knack.
De Gelder will be transferred and interned in an IBM either in Turnhout or Merksplas, in northern Belgium, the chamber decided on Tuesday, reports La Dernière Heure.