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Police suspect murder after woman plummets to death from Stockholm balcony

File photo of a Swedish police car. Photo: Johan Nilsson/TT

Published: 26.Apr.2018 08:58 hrs

Police suspect murder after an 18-year-old woman died in a fall from a balcony in Stockholm.

Officers and an ambulance were called out to the apartment block in Norsborg, southern Stockholm just after 2am on Thursday when they were told a woman had fallen from a third floor balcony.

A 30-year-old man was arrested at the scene, initially suspected of attempted murder but later changed to murder after the woman died.

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