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No parole for Marc Dutroux after damning psychiatric report
The lawyer of convicted paedophile and child murderer Marc Dutroux, Bruno Dayez, has revealed that his client will not be pursuing parole based on a psychiatric report which states Dutroux still represents too great a danger to society.
According to a 90-page report compiled by three psychiatric experts who had been tasked with assessing the inmate’s mental health, Dutroux is a sadistic psychopath who has no remorse for his many victims. As a result, the report unequivocally states that the parole application process should be abandoned.
After 24 years in prison, Dutroux – Belgium’s most notorious sex offender – still poses a high risk of reoffending, according to the report. "Maximum risk, a certain degree of perversion, a psychopathic profile, an asociality and a certain sadism," the report states.
Dutroux was sentenced to life imprisonment and 10 years at the government's disposal in 2004, for abducting and imprisoning six young girls - Julie, Mélissa, An, Eefje, Sabine and Laetitia - sexually abusing them and killing the first four.
Bruno Dayez said that he intends to continue working on Dutroux’s case, in order to obtain better conditions of detention for his client.