Antitheist Murders Flatmate for her Christian Faith

Country: Germany

Date of incident: August 15, 2016

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Anti-Religion or humanism groups / Private



Daniel E. was sentenced to life in prison on January 30, 2017 for the August 2016 premeditated murder of his Christian flatmate. The self-proclaimed "antitheist" admitted killing her because of his hatred of all religion. The judge said, "He killed her as a representative of her religion because he could not kill all believers.”

Source (report of murder): Badische Zeitung Source (conviction & sentencing): The Local.de