Saturday, August 18, 2012

Attila Ban jailed for 26 years after murdering two colleagues and hiding in a bed for two days

A double killer who spent two days hiding inside a divan bed at the murder scene was jailed yesterday for 26 years.

Hotel receptionist Attila Ban, 32, stabbed colleagues Tibor Vass and Alice Adams in a jealous, drug-fuelled rage.

He then had a bath with Mr Vass’s body and lay it on his bed before concealing himself in the hollow base.

Armed with a ‘survival kit’ of a knife, mobile phone and bottle of water, Ban cut a peephole to watch police as they searched the flat for clues.

He even updated his Facebook page after the killings, writing: ‘I’d like to wake up from this nightmare.’

Police launched a manhunt, but found him only when he emerged after two days and tried to kill himself.

Judge Gerald Gordon said Ban was a vain and paranoid man who murdered two ‘innocent and decent’ young people. Read More