Cause of writers extinction yet to be established, tribunal hears, as assassinate suppose Peter Madsens imprisonment is extended
The believed killer of Swedish columnist Kim Wall will be detained for four more weeks after a Copenhagen court received information that 15 thrust wounds had been are available on her body.
Peter Madsen, 46, faces a carnage bill over the deaths among the 30 -year-old journalist, whose headless, amputated torso was located moving off Denmark‘s capital city 10 periods after she boarded the inventor’s self-built submarine for the purposes of an interview.
Prosecutor Jakob Buch-Jepsen told the court that cause of death had not yet been formally established, but that the multiple bayonet weaves had been inflicted” at the time of death or shortly afterwards “.
Traces of Madsen’s DNA had also been also recovered from Wall’s body, as well as discovers of a learn blade conducted in accordance with the removal of her chief and appendage after her death, Buch-Jepsen told. An examined by Madsen’s computer had also unveiled material featuring females being tortured and killed.
Madsen, who denies killing Wall, had participated in the half-hour detention listening with his solicitor via a video relation from Copenhagen’s Vestre prison. He said he was ” not the only person” with access to the computer in his shop, and situations of extreme material did not belong to him.
His defence lawyer, Betina Hald Engmark, said the court had listened” nothing that supports Kim Wall being killed by my purchaser “. No investigations had been carried out to substantiate Madsen’s claim that the reporter died in an accident and that their own bodies was still unscathed where reference is disposed of it at sea, she articulated.
Madsen told a hearing last month that the journalist died when a 70 kg incubate treat fell on her brain while she used climbing on to the deck of the surfaced submarine.” It was a appalling collision, a catastrophe ,” he mentioned.
Feeling ” suicidal”, he appended a metal weight around her waist so their own bodies would sink, and planned to sink his submarine, taking his own life, he spoke.” In my outrage I thought it was the right thing to do ,” he told the court.
Wall, who had written for the Guardian and New York Times, was last alive on the Nautilus on 10 August. After her boyfriend reported her missing, the 18 -metre submarine was set south of Copenhagen the following morning.
Madsen, an entrepreneur, master, submarine make and self-taught aerospace architect, was rescued just before the vessel sink, and arrested. He will appear in court again on 31 October.