Torgersen, Fredrik Fasting

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Name
Torgersen, Fredrik Fasting Gender: M
Fredrik Ludvig Fasting Torgersen
born on 1 October 1934 at 18:00 (= 6:00 PM )
Place Oslo, Norway, 59n55, 10e45
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Viktor
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 07°49' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 20°47 Asc.s_aricol.18.gif 22°54'



Biography

Norwegian man convicted of murder in 1958 in a much-debated case, and released from prison in 1974. Serving 16 years in prison before being released, he continuously claimed his innocence.

On 6 December 1957, 16-year-old girl Rigmor Johnsen (born 23 June 1941) was raped and murdered in Oslo. Fredrik Fasting Torgersen, then 23, a small-time criminal with several prior convictions for theft and violence, was arrested and charged with the crime. On 16 June 1958, despite very little evidence connecting him to the crime scene, Torgersen was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment. This marked the beginning of one of the most controversial cases in Norwegian criminal history.

His calls for resumption of proceedings were denied by the Supreme Court of Norway in 1976 and 2001, and again by the independent Criminal Cases Review Commission in 2006.

Torgersen died on 18 June 2015, aged 80, a week after his sixth call for a resumption of his case. At the time of his death, he was hospitalised with cancer.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • associate relationship with Staff, Tor Erling (born 22 February 1933). Notes: Attorney/client
  • opponent/rival/enemy relationship with Dorenfeldt, Lauritz (born 3 February 1909). Notes: Prosecutor
  • (has as) other hierarchical relationship with Strøm, Ferdinand (born 10 June 1903). Notes: Medico-legal expert during trial

Events

  • Social : Institutionalized - prison, hospital 16 June 1958 (Prison sentence)
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  • Social : Deinstitutionalized - prison, hospital 29 January 1974 (Released from prison)
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Source Notes

Viktor E. quotes certificate of live birth in hand.

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer
  • Passions : Criminal Perpetrator : Social crime/ delinquent
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 80)