Man held for murder of 81-year-old

A man has been held by police on suspicion of the murder of an 81-year-old man found near his home south of Sävsjö in southern Sweden on Thursday.

The man was taken in for questioning on Thursday evening. A further 20 people were interviewed by police on Thursday as part of the investigation.

The 81-year-old victim was reported missing on Wednesday evening and was found in a lake near his home later that night. Police believe that the crime was committed on Wednesday evening.

Police report that their suspect will be remanded into custody.