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Frozen body discovered in Stockholm

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09:32 CET+01:00
A dead man was found on Friday morning partially frozen into the ice on Sickla canal the the neighbourhood of Hammarby sjöstad in southern Stockholm. The body has not yet been identified.

“According to the report, it's an older man,” Tommy Jansson, station commander at the southern Stockholm police, told TT news agency.

The incident was called in around 9 am on Friday morning. The body is believed to have been at the scene for several days. Police declined to say whether or not the body had suffered any injuries. It has been transported to the medical examiner's office in Solna for identification and forensic analysis.

Police do not at this point in the investigation suspect foul play.

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