Death verdict for cannibal.
Vladimir Nikolayev, 38, was sentenced in Cheboksary, 350 miles east of Moscow, by the supreme court of the Chuvash Republic.
A sister of one of his victims said she would rather Nikolayev had been jailed for life "to rot alive".
In December, a Siberian prison inmate was sentenced to death for killing and attempting to eat a cellmate. And in March, a man in St Petersburg admitted killing three drinking partners and eating their internal organs.
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|Publication:||Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Date:||Jul 4, 1997|
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