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Student murder suspect 'remembers nothing'

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11:26 CEST+02:00
The 22-year-old man suspected of the murder of 20-year-old Madelene Mild at a student residence in Jönköping claims to remember nothing from the evening in question.

The suspect either fell or jumped from a balcony on the fourth floor of the building in which the victim's was found. The man broke several bones in the fall and is being treated for his injuries at a hospital in Linköping.

"He is saddened and upset and is finding the whole thing very disturbing. He awoke to hear that a friend had died and that he was accused of killing her," the man's lawyer, Per-Arne Magnusson, told Aftonbladet.

Local media reported on Tuesday that the victim was the sister of former international footballer Håkan Mild, who has taken a leave of absence from his duties as sports director at IFK Gothenburg.

The district court is scheduled to decide on Wednesday afternoon whether or not to issue a detention order.

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