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Teenager remanded over Stockholm killing

TT/The Local/pvs · 28 Nov 2010, 16:17

Published: 28 Nov 2010 16:17 GMT+01:00

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The teenager was remanded into custody by Stockholm district court on suspicion of murder after the killing of the man on the open street in the Kungsholmen area of the city.

He is being held on the highest grade of suspicion, probable cause.

"He is down and is reflecting on his situation," the teenager's lawyer Ola Salomonsson said.

Salomonsson said that the boy opposed the basis on the remand order but accepted the grade of suspicion levelled against him.

"He has conceded probable cause for the statement, I don't want to say it in any other way."

This is not the same as either a denial nor a confession, he underlined.

The 22-year-old man was shot and killed while sitting in a car parked outside of a restaurant on Scheelegatan in the Kungsholmen area of central Stockholm, shortly before 6.20pm.

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Police received an alarm almost immediately and the teenage suspect was arrested in the vicinity of the crime scene, which is close to the main police station.

The suspected murder weapon was recovered nearby.

TT/The Local/pvs (news@thelocal.se)

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17:58 November 28, 2010 by Rizwan Rahim
"may the victim rest in peace" Amin......

"O children of Sweden have ye not open your eyes & practice the last characteristic of peace".........
18:57 November 28, 2010 by adigunbabatunde@yahoo.com
haha..i am wondering where sweden is heading morally.

Another ill-trained kid on rampage...rom 1:24-

They exchanged the truth about God for a lie, and worshiped and served created things rather than the Creator-who is forever praised. Amen.

Furthermore, just as they did not think it worthwhile to retain the knowledge of God, so God gave them over to a depraved mind, so that they do what ought not to be done. 29 They have become filled with every kind of wickedness, evil, greed and depravity. They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit and malice. They are gossips, 30 slanderers, God-haters, insolent, arrogant and boastful; they invent ways of doing evil; they disobey their parents; 31 they have no understanding, no fidelity, no love, no mercy. 32 Although they know God's righteous decree that those who do such things deserve death, they not only continue to do these very things but also approve of those who practice them.
19:48 November 28, 2010 by Rishonim
He is 17 and in plain Swedish this means he will be out in 9 months for taking the life of another human being. Ojo por ojo.
21:07 November 28, 2010 by mcbrazile
@ Rishonim, If it makes you feel better, it's the same everywhere. And I somehow doubt Jesus was going through his mind. Anywho, this kid could be mentally unstable or something. Wait for the evidence before passing judgement.
21:11 November 28, 2010 by Rap43
OMG Now we have to put up with Christian wing-nuts directly?!

Your religiously based fanaticism is at least as repulsive as is nationalism, racism and all the other 'isms' that cause people to start wars.

Just go away.
21:33 November 28, 2010 by Ranjit T Edward
Wonder what the followers of Abrahamic faiths are thinking, when through out history they were responsible for murder, rape, pillage and plunder in the thousands!!!! Keep religion out of here.

AS for the boy, if he is found to have done it, then he must be treated for his clearly unstable mind. Until, that is overcome he must not be re-introduced into society.

If they put him back out, in 9 months as Rishomin wrote, then they have none to blame but themselves.
01:33 November 29, 2010 by Syftfel
As the Old Testament would have it: 'Thou shalt not kill'. I think religion very much has to do with this. Where was he during Divinity class? But the real interesting angle to this story is: Where did he get the gun? How did the gun enter Sweden? Was it licenesed? Certainly not to the 17-year old? I hope media pursues this aspect of the killing and publicize it loud and clear! And that law enforcenment puts a nail in the coffin of whomever owns the gun.
14:00 November 29, 2010 by zooeden
TV should be illegal in Sweden!!!!
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