Man jailed for murdering grandmother
A man has been jailed for 18 years for the brutal murder of his own grandmother in Caslano in canton Ticino.
The 24-year-old hit the elderly woman with a hammer several times in July last year. He then fled to the Spanish island of Ibiza right after the killing.
The court heard the man wanted CHF 200 to buy drugs and when his grandmother refused to give it to him, he attacked.
Judges say they believe the killing was planned as he had already bought a ticket to leave the country.