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Danish submariner Madsen to appeal life term in September

Peter Madsen's UC3 Nautilus submarine in police storage in Copenhagen in April. Photo: Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau Scanpix

Published: 15.May.2018 12:34 hrs

Danish submarine builder Peter Madsen is to appeal his life sentence for the murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall in September, authorities said Tuesday.

The state prosecutor of Copenhagen tweeted that the city's high court will hear the appeal on September 5th, 12th and 14th. 

A Copenhagen district court on April 25th sentenced the 47-year-old to life for murdering the 30-year-old journalist, dismembering her corpse and throwing her remains into the sea in August last year.

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