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Newlywed dies after suspicious Malmö fall

TT/The Local · 6 Jul 2009, 13:52

Published: 06 Jul 2009 13:52 GMT+02:00

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Police received an alert that the women had fallen out of a window at around 6pm. She was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, but was unable to be resuscitated.

Police technicians have examined the apartment but have not found anything to indicate there had been an altercation.

“The technical investigation didn't tell us too much about what happened,” Bo Paulsson of the Malmö police told TT.

Although there were no witnesses to the incident itself, the case is being treated as a homicide or manslaughter. During the night, a 32-year-old man was reported to be heard arguing with the woman inside the apartment. He was released after questioning, but has not been ruled out as a suspect, according to Paulsson.

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Aftonbladet newspaper reports that the woman and the 32-year-old man, who has lived in the apartment for several years according to neighbours, were newlyweds and that she had only been in Sweden for a few days.

TT/The Local (news@thelocal.se)

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Your comments about this article

16:34 July 6, 2009 by John Doe
Sh¤t like this starts to become usual in the new Sweden.
05:59 July 7, 2009 by Ragamuffin_99
Hmmmmm....wondering if the victim was a "mail order bride" sourced from Africa / Asia...married by her family for a "better life" in Sweden....
15:29 July 7, 2009 by John Doe
She was from Morocco, he is from some undisclosed Middle Eastern country.
09:23 July 9, 2009 by BA from france
Je suis un cousin de la victime, je voudrais signaler que le jeune homme de 32 ans qui vivait avec la victime était venu l'épouser au maroc.

On sait que son mari était très jaloux, qu'il lui imposait de porter le voile et l'empéchait de communiquer avec l'extérieur. On sait aussi qu'il l'a menacée de mort par messages sur le téléphone portable pour des raisons que j'ignore.
15:31 July 9, 2009 by unkle strunkle
Its another suspected honor killing.

16:04 July 9, 2009 by BA from france
I am a cousin of the victim, I would like to point out that the young man of 32 years who lived with the victim had come to marry her in Morocco.

We know that her husband was very jealous, it required to wear the veil and unable to communicate with the outside world. We also know that she was threatened with death by messages on the phone for reasons I do not know.
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