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Man found murdered in Uppsala apartment

TT/The Local/mh · 26 Dec 2011, 13:12

Published: 26 Dec 2011 13:12 GMT+01:00

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Several people found at the scene of the crime have been held for questioning, but as of midday on Monday, no charges had been filed, Uppsala police press spokesman Christer Nordström told news agency TT.

“There are a lot uncertain circumstances surrounding this case at the moment, so I cannot go into detail,” said Nordström.

According to local paper Upsala Nya Tidning (UNT), police were called to the apartment at 6am where they discovered the body. Officers began investigating the crime as a murder immediately.

There were further reports of gun shots fired in the area, Nordström told newspaper Expressen, but admitted that police are being careful in releasing too many details about the case at this point in time.

“We have no new details, we have questioned some people but do not have a suspect or a motive yet,” Nordström told UNT.

According to Expressen the victim was previously known by police and had a history of violent crime.

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The people questioned were family members, according to the paper.

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

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16:45 December 26, 2011 by GLO
A blessing for Sweden, trash removed.....
17:19 December 26, 2011 by waffen
Too soon to pass a judgement about who is murdered and who is suspect. He could be an ethnic native Swede and likewise those who are suspect. Are they "trash" too?

Murder is never a "blessing."

This is one day after Christmas.

Hold your views until you know the names and see the faces.

You do Sweden no good otherwise.
19:41 December 26, 2011 by StockholmSam
uh...waffen...read the article. It clearly states that "the victim was previously known by police and had a history of violent crime." In light of that, I would have to agree with GLO. Good riddance.
20:32 December 26, 2011 by Suza
Wow, didn't know that this newspaper attracted a bunch of rasists. Pathetic and laughable comments as usual...
00:41 December 27, 2011 by bolababu
@Stockholm Sam;

and you have never committed a crime or even done wrong in your entire life? ..typical Swede.
00:51 December 27, 2011 by eqlm
this guy is my friend ,and his name is Salem

before his murder an anonymous girl claimed that she is his sister called the police warning them form something would happened to him

she knew that two guys will kill him

and the police did NOTHING NOTHING NOTHING

Salem was shouted in his nick after opening the apartment door
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