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Denmark submarine captain refuses to answer police questions

Peter Madsen speaks to police after the sinking of his submarine on August 11th 2017. Photo: Bax Lindhardt/Scanpix

Published: 11.Oct.2017 15:44 hrs

Submarine owner Peter Madsen, who is suspected of killing Swedish journalist Kim Wall, is now refusing to answer further police questions after new evidence was found.

Investigators have unsuccessfully questioned the 46-year-old amateur engineer after Wall's head, legs and clothes were found in Køge Bay on Saturday, reports news agency Ritzau.

Madsen stated through his lawyer that he no longer wishes to speak with investigators, Copenhagen Police confirmed.

"We have received notification from his defence lawyer that he does not wish to say anything at this time," lead investigator Jens Møller Jensen told Ritzau.

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