Bosnian Serb war criminal dies in jail
Published time: 20 May, 2007 12:46 Edited time: 20 May, 2007 16:46
A prominent Bosnian Serb war criminal has died in a hospital in Sweden while serving a ten-year sentence. Officials say 52-year-old Miroslav Deronjic died of natural causes after a long illness.
Mr Deronjic was a top wartime authority in the city of Bratunac in eastern Bosnia during the conflict in the early 1990s.He was convicted of ordering an attack on a Bosnian village in which 65 Muslims were killed. The court said Mr Deronjic admitted ordering to burn down the village and displace its residents.