Danish detectives are investigating whether or not a noticed recovered by divers from the ocean off Copenhagen was used to dismember the physique of a Swedish journalist.
Kim Wall was final seen on Aug. 10 with Peter Madsen, who claimed the journalist died after she was by chance hit by a heavy hatch whereas onboard his do-it-yourself submarine. She’d been engaged on a narrative concerning the forty six-yr-previous Danish inventor, who aspired to launch a manned area mission.
The next day, Madsen was rescued from his sinking vessel and arrested shortly after. Authorities suspect he purposefully sunk the submarine.
Madsen, who claimed he “buried” Wall at sea after she died on his 60-foot-lengthy sub, is being held on preliminary manslaughter costs.
Authorities found Wall’s torso on a coast in southern Copenhagen on the finish of August. Detectives are nonetheless looking the journalist’s arms whereas her severed head, legs and garments have been discovered at sea earlier this month.
Police didn’t discover an damage to her cranium in line with Madsen’s claims.
Wall’s torso had 15 stab wounds and marks in the identical space point out somebody tried to press air out of the physique so it wouldn’t float, CBS reported.
Her reason for dying has not been decided.
Investigators suspect Madsen killed Wall after which minimize up her physique. He then allegedly used a belt to connect a pipe to the torso with a purpose to make it sink.
Amid their investigation, detectives found movies on the suspect’s private computer systems that present ladies getting tortured, decapitated and murdered. Prosecutor Jakob Buch-Jepsen advised the information station the clips are thought-about to be actual.
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