Saudi Prince Guilty of Aide's Savage Murder

King's grandson beat, strangled, bit servant
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 20, 2010 1:40 AM CDT

A Saudi prince who beat, strangled, and bit his servant to death in a London hotel has been found guilty of murder. Prosecutors, who showed video of the prince kicking and punching the servant inside a hotel elevator, said the savage killing was linked to sex, CNN notes. The prince, who tried and failed to gain diplomatic immunity, faces a possible life sentence in a British jail, and a possible death sentence—for homosexuality, not murder—if he is deported to Saudi Arabia.
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