All parties appeal verdict in German far-right killing case

Walter Luebcke’s widow Irmgard Braun-Luebcke, left and her sons Jan-Hendrick Luebcke and Christoph Luebcke in the courtroom for the continuation of the trial in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, July 2, 2020. A far-right extremist in Germany was convicted Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021 and sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a regional politician who had advocated helping refugees — a brazen killing that shocked the country. Prosecutors, defendants and co-plaintiffs have lodged appeals against the verdict.