Thursday, 05. December 2013
23. 11. 12. - 11:00
Whilst ice cream parlour killer Estibaliz Carranza comes to terms wiht her life sentence given to her by court in Vienna yesterday (Thurs) Austrian media reports that she had been the star of a porn film before moving to Austria.
Werner Tomanek who is the lawyer for Spanish born Estibaliz, 34, said that he did not know anything about the allegations she was in a porn film.
He said: "I have not heard it before and I can't imagine it, and I can't give any explanation."
The court had invited her current lover, who she married in jail, as a witness but he declined to testify – but three former lovers gave evidence about her partner swapping and other intimate details about the relationship - alleging that she had more than one lover at a time.
Austrian newspaper Oesterreich that was the first to carry the porn film story said: "It is undeniable that the main actress in the porn film has a great similarity to Esti – right down to the same wild curls, cosmetic nose and full lips."
Ex-Lover Franz Rainer, 48, said that Esti had told him when they were in bed together that she was also in a relationship with Manfred (her victim) and that there was a third lover.
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