Fritzl's family leave clinic after eight months

Tuesday 30 December 2008 01:00 GMT

The victims of Austrian Josef Fritzl's incest dungeon have left hospital and set up home together, it was disclosed today.

Prosecuting lawyer Christoph Herbst said Fritzl's daughter and six of the seven children he fathered with her while holding her captive for 24 years have moved to a secret location from the psychiatric clinic where they were being helped to recover.

In November 73-year-old Fritzl was charged with murder for refusing to arrange medical treatment for one of the seven children, who died in infancy.

He also faces charges of rape, incest, false imprisonment and enslavement and is expected to go on trial in March.

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