Forensic investigators are testing whether or not a noticed recovered from the ocean off Copenhagen was used to dismember the physique of Swedish journalist Kim Wall.
Divers discovered the noticed Wednesday on the identical route sailed by inventor Peter Madsen’s residence-made UC3 Nautilus submarine, which Wall was final seen on earlier than she vanished on Aug. 10, The Native Sweden reported.
The Columbia journalism-faculty graduate’s torso was discovered on Aug. 21 and final week, her head, legs and garments have been present in plastic luggage weighed down by metallic pipes.
Police investigator Jens Moeller Jensen stated Thursday they have been nonetheless looking for her arms, CBS Information reported.
Madsen, forty six, is in pretrial detention on manslaughter expenses and claims he “buried,” the journalist at sea when she died in a “horrible accident,” after being hit by a one hundred fifty five-pound hatch door aboard the ship.
He has plead not responsible and introduced by way of his lawyer that he was refusing to reply any new police questions concerning the case, based on The Native Sweden.
Authorities stated there was no proof of fracture’s or blunt drive trauma to Wall’s decapitated cranium and her explanation for dying has not been established but.
Wall, who was a freelancer in New York and China, reported on subjects as numerous as Cuba’s web pirates and Ugandan capital Kampala’s Chinatown, and didn’t know Madsen earlier than she boarded his ship for a narrative.
Her pals described the 30-yr-previous as “invincible,” “formidable,” and “all the time seeing the great in everybody,” Swedish media reported.