Stale Eskeland


Age: 72

Norwegian jurist and law professor at the University of Oslo since 1990 who was best known to the general public as a proponent to retry the case of Fredrik Fastin Torgersen, a Norwegian man who was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of a 16-year-old girl in Oslo, Norway in 1958 and was later released after serving 16 years in prison.

Cause of Death: Cancer

Born: August 25, 1943

Died: December 26, 2015

Oslo, Norway