Josef Fritzl pictured for first time out of prison as incest monster bids for parole after 15 years in jail

Josef Fritzl pictured for first time out of prison as incest monster bids for parole after 15 years in jail

EVIL Josef Fritzl has been pictured for the first time out of prison as he bids for parole after 15 years behind bars.

It comes after he was reportedly seen visiting local cafes near his prison in Krems an der Donau just weeks before his release.

Fritzl was seen arriving at court todayLouis Wood

The 88-year-old was seen at Landesgericht District Court this morningLouis Wood

Fritzl pictured at Sankt Poelten Prison

Fritzl, 88, was seen arriving at court for a hearing today, as part of his bid to be moved from the secure psychiatric wing of Stein Prison to a care home.

He was bundled in via the back of the Landesgericht District Court in a police van at 7.20am, accompanied by four police officers.

He was sentenced to life in prison in 2009 after locking his daughter, Elisabeth, in the basement of his home in Amstetten, Austria, for 24 years and fathering seven children with her.

But he could be released as early as March if courts deem him to no longer be a threat.

His lawyer, Dr Astrid Wagner, told The Sun before the hearing: “We are planning to get him released from the prison he is currently in.

“He is in the dangerous prison, and we need to get him moved to a normal prison, so he can be released into a nursing home.

“We have a new psychiatric report that says he is not a danger to anyone. 

“He struggles a bit with the dementia, but only a little.

“There was a report that he was out having a coffee but this is not true — because the first thing he would do when he is released is have an Austrian beer.

“He wants to get on with the process — and he is very confident.

“He says it’s in God’s hands but also in my hands.”

During his trial, Fritzl pleaded guilty to rape, false imprisonment, manslaughter by negligence and incest.

But under Austrian laws, he was able to apply to be released after 15 years. is your go to destination for the best celebrity news, football news, real-life stories, jaw-dropping pictures and must-see video.

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