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Police probe suspected murder of Swedish teen

TT/The Local · 6 Jan 2011, 13:18

Published: 06 Jan 2011 13:18 GMT+01:00

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Police have begun a preliminary investigation into the suspected murder and attempted murder.

The two youngsters, both in their teens, were alone in the house on Wednesday evening, when the dramatic events apparently unfolded.

Marie-Louise Nilsson, station officer at the Västerort police force, told news agency TT that police are still unsure if there are any signs of a break-in.

"We'll have to wait and see what the technicians find," she concluded.

A relative found the young man dead in the house around midnight, and the woman severely injured. She was immediately taken to Karolinska University Hospital in Solna, outside Stockholm.

In order to better understand how this event unfolded, the police are hoping to be able to question the woman. However, it may be some time before this is possible, as she is currently held sedated for medical reasons.

No one has been arrested for the crime yet.

Today police investigators continue their interrogations, door-knocking and technical investigations.

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"Then we'll see what we've found out," Mikael Säter, deputy station officer at the Västerort police force, said to TT.

He also stated that he did not know if the man and woman were known to the police for earlier criminal activity.

TT/The Local (news@thelocal.se)

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Your comments about this article

14:52 January 6, 2011 by StockholmSam
Given that the girl is still alive and in the hospital with police protection, I'm guessing someone out there is p*ssing in their pants right now.
16:29 January 6, 2011 by FinspångBob
Given that its the Swedish police thats looking into it, Im guessing that someone out there is p#ssing themselves laughing right now.
17:41 January 6, 2011 by Keith #5083
Well, if they are laughing they better enjoy it while they can, it won't last long. My guess is a solution to the 'crime' within 30 days.
18:25 January 6, 2011 by Icarusty
Probably a sex game gone wrong. You know those frisky Swedes...
05:57 January 7, 2011 by UScitizen
Don't you mean 'freaky' Swedes?
09:26 January 7, 2011 by Nemesis
When the girl gets out of hospital, the police will most likely send her a letter stating there is no evidence of any crime, regardless of evidence.

However if she is a member of the brotherhood in the Social Democrat party, they will issue international arrest warrants and hound everyone who has ever even said hello to her around the planet.
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