British banker acted rationally, called mother, after HK murders: prosecution

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HONG KONG (Reuters) - British investment banker Rurik Jutting acted rationally before and after he killed two Indonesian women in his luxury Hong Kong apartment and had even telephoned his mother after killing the second woman, the prosecution said on Wednesday.
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