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Belgian teens write to paedophile killer Dutroux in jail

Published on Feb 20, 2014 10:44 PM

BRUSSELS (AFP) - Several Belgian teenagers have written to convicted paedophile and child-killer Marc Dutroux, seeking to become pen pals with the country's most notorious prisoner, a newspaper reported on Thursday.

Dutroux was jailed for life in 2004 for the kidnap and rape of six young and teenage girls - four of whom died - between June 1995 and August 1996.

He routinely gets large volumes of mail, ranging from insults to marriage proposals to stuffed animals to money, but has recently begun receiving a new kind of letter from intrigued teens, reported Le Soir.

"Hello, I'm a 15-year-old girl. I live in La Roche-en-Ardenne. You have always fascinated me. You're a famous person. When I see your handsome photos, I can't help but believe you are honest," wrote one whose letter was confiscated by prison officials.

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