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14-year-old girl suspected over teenager's death in western Sweden

The incident took place in Trollhättan. File photo: Johan Nilsson / TT

Published: 16.Nov.2018 07:57 hrs

A 14-year-old girl is suspected of causing another teenager's death at a residential care home in Trollhätten, western Sweden.

The girl was questioned by authorities on Thursday after an argument at the HVB care-home the previous day led to a 17-year-old girl being taken to hospital, where she later died.

"I can't say that she confessed, but she gave information which together with other witness statements gave us a very good picture," said prosecutor Robert Beckard. "Everything points to it being a knife wound which led to the 17-year-old's death."

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