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Malmö murder suspect admits killing wife

The Local · 2 Aug 2012, 11:00

Published: 02 Aug 2012 11:00 GMT+02:00

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"He admits that he has taken her life, but how he did it and what he has said I can't divulge," said prosecutor Fredrik Jönsson to daily Aftonbladet.

Police earlier confirmed that the man had come in to the station by himself.

“He came in willingly and alone to the police station at Davidshallstorg. Now we are holding him in custody and will continue normal investigations,” said Lars-Håkan Lidholm of the police to news agency TT.

The 52-year-old woman and the 59-year-old man were in the process of separating after the demise of a relationship spanning many years. The man was resident at the central Malmö address, the home they previously shared, when the woman came to visit on Monday.

Why she was there is currently unknown to the police, who had received a call from a concerned neighbour shortly after midday.

“I heard the woman screaming from her flat. She screamed ‘ouch’ and ‘no’ in terror. So I called 112 and alerted police,” said a neighbour to daily Aftonbladet.

The woman died shortly after police arrived. A warrant for her ex-partner’s arrest was issued immediately so that police could issue a description of him internationally.

The man has long been known by police for running an illegal club near Möllevångstorget in Malmö. He has previously been charged with illegal alcohol sales and breaking Swedish laws regulating gaming machines.

According to police the man arrived at the station around 1am on Thursday morning. He has been questioned overnight and interrogations will continue over the course of Thursday.

Police are unwilling to disclose anything of what the man has said at this stage in the investigation.

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Your comments about this article

19:11 August 2, 2012 by JohnGrey
Sad story!

But so long as there no are signs pointing towards immigrant involvement, there will remain no need to comment. A bit of dirt to sweep under the carpet, nothing more till the next 'immigrant-perpetrated' crime.
21:55 August 2, 2012 by haladeen
@ #1: he is from Cyprus and has Turkish roots. Satisfied now?

03:08 August 3, 2012 by Rod Munch
Thankfully there are media sites out there such as the one above as well as Avpixlat which are not somehow under some sort of politically correct jedi mind-trick. Sure, they are somewhat slanted in their approach but one can also find out a lot more about the people involved in crime (and the circumstances surround it) than anyplace TL gets its news stories from.

As far as this story is concerned, it''s just another day in Gangster Town. The result of a terrible social experiment. placed upon the Swedish people by their govt. without their consent.
06:01 August 3, 2012 by JohnGrey
Well well, how nice of you to link me to some independently verified and credible Swedish media. I find it rather embarassing that some Swedes would actually take the content of such sites at face value. What a joke! I rest my case with this story:


Speaking of face value, how nice of them to cap the article off with: "Mannen på bilden illustrerar en invandrare." Heja Sverige!
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