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Woman run over and killed by ex-husband

TT/The Local · 3 Sep 2010, 15:03

Published: 03 Sep 2010 15:03 GMT+02:00

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The man, who is also in his fifties, has been arrested on suspicion of murder with an alternative charge of manslaughter.

According to reports the man drove the car at high speed up a path heading into the courtyard of a residential building close to Norra Infartsgatan.

Police and ambulance services were called to the scene at around 10.20am on Friday and police soon suspected that the incident was not a case of a regular traffic accident.

Ambulance staff were unable to revive the woman and she was declared dead at the scene.

The male driver of the vehicle was found near the parked vehicle close to the scene and he was detained and formerly arrested on Friday afternoon on suspicion of murder with an alternative charge of manslaughter.

"We think it is a relationship issue. We currently have no information over the lead up to the incident but we hope to gain clarity on that issue during the interrogation," said Calle Persson at Skåne police to the local Helsingborgs Dagblad daily.

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Persson said that the man had no previous criminal record and was not known to the police.

"The only thing of note is a couple of traffic offences," he said.

TT/The Local (news@thelocal.se)

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Your comments about this article

15:55 September 3, 2010 by Audrian
The man has anger managment problem. This was probably the reason why the woman broke up with him.
21:59 September 3, 2010 by tuerd1982
The man try to hit/bit women are not man.
02:22 September 6, 2010 by Da Goat
They are gonna have trouble with this one proving if it was or not an accident,

although it looks bad it could still just be coincidence plain and simple!

the couple of traffic offences are protective (he is a not a good driver)

the courts will need to prove motive and planning which is not easy without a brain download!

unless he opens his mouth!
14:22 September 6, 2010 by flintis
@Audrian: who says she had broken up with him?? she might have been harrassing him, remember the movie Fatal Attraction!!

@tuerd1982: totally agree, they're cowards.

Was this women wearing some kind of disguise? eg; a niqab, in which case he /the man) could be excused for mistaking his wife/girlfriend for a ninja assassin & claim self defence;-))
15:05 September 6, 2010 by MorbidMiss
Traffic Offenses are not necessarily full fledged accidents. It could be as simple as running a red light.
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