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Swedish cops investigate death at beach

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Swedish cops investigate death at beach
Photo: Ingvar Karmhed/TT
09:02 CEST+02:00
A body found off the shores of southern Stockholm has led to an investigation, with police saying they cannot rule out murder.

Shortly after 5am on Wednesday morning, a body was found in the coastal waters of Nynäshamn, south of Stockholm.

"There is a witness who saw a body lying at the edge of the beach," Stockholm police spokesman Sven-Erik Olsson told news agency TT. 

"We cannot rule out homicide," Olsson said, adding that the circumstances surrounding the death are unclear. Technicians have arrived at the scene and a preliminary investigation has begun.

The man has not yet been identified.

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