Man murdered in Nyköping

A man was found dead in an apartment in a village near Nyköping in eastern Sweden shortly after 5am on Thursday. A 51-year-old man who lived in the apartment has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

The 51-year-old remained in the apartment with the dead man when police arrived.

He is to be held for questioning on Thursday morning, according to a police statement.

“We are not yet sure who reported the matter. It may have been the person who i now under arrest,” said police spokesman Svante Melin.