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Man killed outside Stockholm McDonald's

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Man killed outside Stockholm McDonald's
When the police arrived at the scene they found a badly-injured man in his 30s. Photo: Johan Nilsson / TT
16:59 CET+01:00
A man was fatally stabbed during an early morning brawl outside a McDonald's fast food restaurant in Medborgarplatsen in Stockholm.

Police were called when a row erupted outside a McDonald's in the busy, trendy Södermalm district of Stockholm on Wednesday morning.

When the police arrived they found a badly-injured man in his 30s.

“He was taken to the Karolinska Hospital in Solna, where he died,” said police spokesman Daniel Hacksell later.

Police arrested the suspected perpetrator, a 27-year-old man, near the scene of the crime. 

According to Swedish newspaper, Aftonbladet, the suspect has a history of several violent crimes, and has previously served jail time for crimes including aggravated assault.

 
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