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Kim Wall: Danish inventor ‘confesses homicide’ in new documentary


Peter Madsen and Kim Wall on the submarine Nautilus

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picture captionKim Wall boarded Peter Madsen’s submarine Nautilus on the night of 10 August 2017

An inventor jailed for murdering a Swedish journalist who boarded his submarine for an interview has lastly confessed in a Danish documentary that he killed her, native media report.

Kim Wall was killed after she boarded Peter Madsen’s home made submarine in Copenhagen harbour in August 2017.

Her mutilated physique was found on a seaside by a passer-by 11 days later.

Madsen was sentenced to life in jail in 2018 when a court docket dismissed his declare that Ms Wall’s demise was an accident.

The confession was made to a journalist who secretly recorded greater than 20 hours of telephone conversations with Madsen in jail for a documentary sequence,

reports Danish newspaper Ekstra Bladet.

In The Secret Recordings with Peter Madsen, which is able to start airing Wednesday, the inventor solutions “sure” to a query asking if he killed Ms Wall.

“There is just one who’s responsible, and that’s me,” Madsen is reported to say.

Madsen had beforehand admitted to chopping up Ms Wall’s physique and throwing it within the sea, however maintained her demise was an accident.

Madsen has now given permission for the conversations to be aired, in keeping with Discovery Networks, which made the sequence.

Kim Wall, who was 30 when she died, was an award-winning reporter who had travelled the world for her tales. She had reported from Uganda, Cuba, the Marshall Islands, Kenya and america.

media captionKim Wall’s demise – what we all know to this point

Whereas staying in Copenhagen together with her boyfriend she had turn into inquisitive about Madsen’s do-it-yourself rocket and submarine initiatives

In September 2018 Madsen misplaced an enchantment in opposition to his life sentence. Judges sided with the sooner choice, saying the case was of “uncommon brutality”.

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  • Sweden
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