Divers f ind jour­nal­ist’s sev­ered head

The Irish Mail on Sunday - - COMMENT - By Pádraic Flana­gan

blunt vi­o­lence to the skull,’ he said.

Mad­sen, 46, has claimed that Ms Wall, 30, died af­ter she had been ac­ci­den­tally hit by a heavy hatch in the sub­ma­rine, but po­lice said the torso had 15 stab wounds.

Mad­sen de­nies mur­der and a fur­ther charge of mu­ti­lat­ing Ms Wall’s corpse. THE sev­ered head and legs of Swedish jour­nal­ist Kim Wall have been found by po­lice divers, Dan­ish in­ves­ti­ga­tors have said. Her clothes have also been re­cov­ered.

She was last seen alive on Au­gust 10, when she went to in­ter­view in­ven­tor Peter Mad­sen aboard his self-built sub­ma­rine. and other body parts were found in the same area on Fri­day.

‘We found a bag with Kim Wall’s clothes, un­der­wear, stock­ings and shoes, a knife and some car pipes to weigh the bag down,’ he said.

A post­mortem con­firmed that the head was Wall’s. It showed ‘no sign of frac­ture… or any sign of other

Mad­sen has been charged with her mur­der. Ms Wall’s torso washed ashore 11 days af­ter she had boarded the 40-ton sub­ma­rine to re­search an ar­ti­cle about him.

Copen­hagen po­lice in­ves­ti­ga­tor Jens Moeller Jensen said the head

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