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Danish police find missing body parts of Swedish journalist Kim Wall

Saturday, October 07, 2017 - 01:59

Danish police said on Saturday they have found the head and the legs of Swedish journalist Kim Wall who died in mysterious circumstances on an inventor's homemade submarine. Pascale Davies reports.

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Danish police say they have found the head and legs of journalist Kim Wall, who died in mysterious circumstances on an inventors homemade submarine. The freelance reporter was last seen alive on the 10th of August, when she went to interview Peter Madsen, who has been charged with her murder. The Danish inventor was arrested after his submarine sank and he was rescued. A police prosecutor said earlier this week that images, presumed to be real, of women being strangled and dicaptiated were found on a hard drive on one of Madsen's computers in a laboratory he ran. Madsen says the computer was not his, but used by everyone in the laboratory. Kim Wall's torso washed ashore in Copenhagen at the end of August. Police say it was weighed down with metal and mutilated in a way to keep it on the sea floor. The cause of her death is yet to be established. Madsen initially told authorities he dropped her off on shore before his submarine sank but quickly changed his story a day later. He says she died in an accident, when she was hit by a heavy hatch cover on board his submarine. Madsen claims he buried her at sea. On Saturday (October 7) a police spokesperson said there were no fractures to Walls skull. The new body parts were found by navy divers, in bags weighted down by bits of metal on Friday (October 6) A knife and some of Walls clothers were also uncovered. The Danish inventor has been charged with her murder and faces a prison sentence of five years to life if convicted.

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Danish police find missing body parts of Swedish journalist Kim Wall

Saturday, October 07, 2017 - 01:59