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'Tall, slim man' wanted for Malmö killing

TT/The Local/pvs · 16 May 2011, 12:22

Published: 16 May 2011 12:22 GMT+02:00

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"We have a fairly good picture of the perpetrator," said JB Cederholm, who is leading the investigation for Malmö police.

Some 70 people have contacted police in connection with the investigation and a number of them witnessed the perpetrator prior to the killing.

He is thought to have spent around an hour in the car park at Sibbarp campground in the southern part of the city and may have visited the location the previous day.

The investigation has shown that he was seen by a relatively large number of people, apparently taking few precautions to conceal his appearance.

Police have been able to compile an accurate description of the tall dark man, dressed in black clothing and with a black cap on his head.

"He could even be younger than 20-years-old," Cederholm said.

Despite the amount of time that the suspect is thought to have spent in the area, no one has reported having spoken to him.

The 36-year-old murder victim was just about to get into a car parked near the popular swimming spot last Wednesday when he was shot dead.

Witnesses at the scene described how the killing looked like an "execution".

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Following the slaying, the perpetrator fled into adjoining streets through a residential area. At one point he dropped his pistol, but paused to pick it up again.

The man's trail went cold on Sibbarpsvägen and police are uncertain if he had a car waiting for him there.

The murdered man was known to police with established criminal connections and they are currently investigating his background for any clues as to his fate.

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

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Your comments about this article

14:51 May 16, 2011 by Angusthefirst
Gee that really narrows it down......
15:03 May 16, 2011 by Plowbridge
Peter Crouch must be sh*tting himself.
15:11 May 16, 2011 by jack sprat
My thoughts exactly Plow, you just beat me to it. lol.
15:20 May 16, 2011 by EP
Wanted: Tall, slim man with blonde hair and blue eyes ... Should be easy ... ;-)
15:52 May 16, 2011 by StockholmSam
They forgot to mention dark hair and dark skin, apparently.
16:53 May 16, 2011 by andthenme
both Peter Crouch and Harry Redknapp ;-)
17:36 May 16, 2011 by jack sprat

"Peter Crouch must be sh*tting himself. "

Lets just hope he can account for his "movements", eh Plow lol.
17:47 May 16, 2011 by Rick Methven
A few basketball players could be suspects....
18:11 May 16, 2011 by thinkright24
i know a man who is tall and slim, but he doesnt look like to be a killer
18:28 May 16, 2011 by Rick Methven
"he doesnt look like to be a killer "

So what does a killer look like?
18:42 May 16, 2011 by Infart
Gotta love that PC Swedish media! LOL @ this description.
18:50 May 16, 2011 by philster61
That reads like a personals ad.

"Tall slim man wanted"

for Malmo killing..... How kinky.....
19:18 May 16, 2011 by Tanskalainen
Did he have a wooden leg and an eye patch?
04:59 May 17, 2011 by SaraMx
This new is hilarious...

I like the accurate description of the killer, something that may fit from Jack Skellington to Michael Jordan.

But I just love how they say like "he's in his mid-twenties... but he could be younger than twenty..." -.- OK, got it.

TL is getting funnier day after day.
05:30 May 17, 2011 by Playmaker
Any bets on if he is a westerner?
09:45 May 17, 2011 by laura ka baal
its jimmie åkesson.
15:27 May 17, 2011 by technoviking
@ Laura Kebab took her veil off and shaved off her moustache to get the drop on this guy...
19:41 May 17, 2011 by planet.sweden
@y laura ka baal

"its jimmie åkesson"

Sounds more like Carl Bildt to me.
15:46 May 18, 2011 by laura ka baal
The defination of viking is Cheat, Robbers, Rapist, Gays, Back biters, screwers.

so mr robber/Rapist/Gay u r right i have shaved my moustache and even oiled my rod to put it inside you.
12:16 May 19, 2011 by technoviking
@ laura kebab is yet another immigrant rapist I guess...

Go back to braiding your back hair dear.
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