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    Belgium: Early release from jail for Dutroux's ex-wife

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    A Belgian court has given the green light for the release from jail of Michelle Martin, the ex-wife and accomplice of notorious child murderer Marc Dutroux.

    He was convicted of kidnapping and raping six girls in the mid-1990s. He killed two of them and left two others to starve to death in a makeshift dungeon. Martin was convicted of helping him.