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Wedding cancelled as man threatens to kill fiancée

TT/Paul O'Mahony · 1 Aug 2010, 10:19

Published: 01 Aug 2010 10:19 GMT+02:00

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The trouble started at a pub in Örebro in central Sweden where the couple went to share a few drinks on Friday night. An argument that began at the watering hole continued at the couple’s home in the nearby village of Vintrosa. Twelve hours before her wedding, the woman called the police to report her partner for assault.

When the police arrived at the scene, the man again hit his fiancée and threatened to kill her, local newspaper Nerikes Allehanda reports.

“It’s the first time we’ve searched somebody and found two wedding rings in their pocket,” police sergeant Anders Wallin told the newspaper.

A prosecutor issued a temporary detention order after questioning the suspect on Saturday morning. The 33-year-old, who is suspected of assault, issuing illegal threats and resisting arrest, was released from police custody on Saturday afternoon, hours after the designated time of his wedding.

“It’s not yet certain whether there will be a wedding. It won’t be today in any case,” sergeant Torbjörn Roos told Nerikes Allehanda.

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TT/Paul O'Mahony (news@thelocal.se)

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Your comments about this article

12:32 August 1, 2010 by Swedesmith
Oops, I had better return that matching set of cutlery that I had planned to give them as a wedding gift.
12:51 August 1, 2010 by PonceDeLeon
I can hear Banjo music in the background..
14:49 August 1, 2010 by rybo1
Love hurts!
14:58 August 1, 2010 by Nemesis
Divorce before marriage, how efficient.
23:59 August 1, 2010 by Strecke
So what can we learn from this? The guy is unstable -even dangerous- and the girl is a bad chooser. This does not look like a match made in heaven.
00:59 August 2, 2010 by beeker
Its called red-neck love. Foreplay is a black eye and a hickey
06:11 August 2, 2010 by Da Goat
Not sure if he got cold feet or what but i can say what a lucky lady! LOL
07:02 August 2, 2010 by Sherian Elizabeth
@Nemesis: Love your comment.

I hope this woman is smart enough not to marry this man, if that is what you want to call him. Real men don't abuse women, children, animals or even each other.
08:27 August 2, 2010 by concha de tu puta madre
Dumbass drunkards. I bet anything they will get married and engender more idiots to walk these streets.
09:06 August 2, 2010 by Marko2010S
Studies and experiences have proven and shown that Women are the source and the root of all problems.

We all know how Lucas Cranach has perfectly depicted in his art how Eve giving Adam the fruit and causing the worst result ever of all times.

Thanks Women...
10:45 August 2, 2010 by salalah
You should not live together before marriage!!! (LOL)
11:00 August 2, 2010 by zooeden
Banjo music in the ground is hillarious!!!
12:36 August 12, 2010 by janaszeal

Sure Eve gave Adam the fruit but Adam took it anyway and ate it. This is just a story of a woman that did not know a line when she heard one and a guy that did not know how to keep his mouth shut when needed. Adam had the choice and in his stupidity he ate it anyway...... more like "thanks men for not having spine when needed"
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