Columbo's copy killing.
Jean-Bernard Wiktorska, 45, was drugged, laid out on his home weight-lifting bench and asphyxiated with a 50lb barbell placed across his neck.
A court in Versailles, near Paris, heard wife Nadege, 50, and Jean-Stephane Saizelet, 44, got the idea from the US series.
Saizelet is contesting a 22-year sentence. But his mistress, who received a 13-year term, has not appealed against it.
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|Publication:||The Mirror (London, England)|
|Date:||May 27, 2003|
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