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Russian jailed for murdering Georgian man in northern Sweden

The room the two men shared in Kalix. Photo: Police/TT

Published: 25.Mar.2019 12:44 hrs

A 49-year-old Russian has been jailed for 16 years for killing and dismembering a Georgian man in an asylum home in northern Sweden, before dumping his body parts in the river.

Haparanda District Court on Monday found Andrei Manko guilty of murdering his 39-year-old Georgian roommate and ordered him to be deported after serving his punishment, according to court documents seen by The Local.

The court said it had found it beyond reasonable doubt that Manko had murdered the other man and cut up his body in their room at an asylum home in Kalix, a town in the far north of Sweden.

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