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An elderly Austrian couple who made a living from keeping bees were murdered by an eastern European who was kicked off a train in their village at Obersiebenbrunn in Austria because he didn't have a ticket.

Slovak Ladislav S, 35, had tried to get the money to continue his journey to Bratislava by knocking at doors and flew into a rage when the elderly couple refused to give him any cash.

He grabbed a metal pipe and beat 81-year-old Erika Neugebauer to death, and then stabbed her 77-year-old husband Gerhard with a knife he found in their house before ransacking the property for cash and jewellery, and also stealing a mobile phone.

He then caught the train again this time buying a ticket to Bratislava where he sold off the jewellery and gave the phone to a friend.

Police acting on an international arrest warrant have interviewed the man and he has admitted the killing. He is now awaiting extradition back to Austria.

Local police have appealed for anyone with information about the man's activities in Austria to get in touch on 059133 / 30-3333.

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