Murdered pianist trial: Cellist confessesmain
In the second week of his trial for the murder of his wife, the pianist Kate de Marcken, the principal cellist of the Beethoven Bonn Orchestra, Sergei Kurochkin, broke his silence for the first time.
Speaking through his lawyer, Kurochkin admitted hitting his wife with a metal bar after she threatened to leave him and take their son away. He then suffocated her with a plastic bag before hiding the body in a cellar. Finally, he buried her in the woods, outside the town. More here (auf Deutsch).