Inventor charged over sub mur­der

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DAN­ISH inventor Peter Mad­sen has been charged with mur­der­ing Swedish jour­nal­ist Kim Wall dur­ing a trip on his pri­vate sub­ma­rine.

Pros­e­cu­tors al­lege Mad­sen ei­ther cut Ms Wall’s throat or stran­gled her, de­scrib­ing the case as “very un­usual and ex­tremely gross”.

Mad­sen is also charged with in­de­cent han­dling of a corpse for dis­pos­ing of Ms Wall’s body.

The inventor claims she died ac­ci­den­tally in­side the sub while he was on deck in Au­gust, but ad­mits throw­ing her body parts into the sea.

The trial set for March 8.

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