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Danish sub killer verdict postponed as judge collapses

Sep 14, 2018 - 7:20 PM

The lay judge, one of two serving along with 3 professional judges, falls ill shortly after the prosecutor begins presenting his final arguments in the Copenhagen appeals court

JUDGE COLLAPSES. An Ambulance leaves the court building on the day of the verdict for the pending appeal in the case against Peter Madsen at the Eastern High Court in Copenhagen, Denmark, on September 14, 2018. Photo by Tariq Mikkel Khan/Ritzau Scanpix/AFP

Danish inventor seeks reduced sentence in appeals trial

Sep 05, 2018 - 12:16 PM

Peter Madsen has only appealed his sentence, and not the guilty verdict handed down by a Copenhagen district court on April 25 for murdering 30-year-old journalist Kim Wall

PETER MADSEN. This file photo taken on August 11, 2017 shows Peter Madsen (R) as he talks to a police officer in Dragoer Harbor south of Copenhagen on August 11, 2017, following a major rescue operation after the submarine sank in the sea outside Copenhagen Harbor. File photo by Bax Lindhardt/Scanpix Denmark/AFP

Danish inventor faces trial for journalist murder

Mar 06, 2018 - 1:24 PM

Neither the cause of death nor the motive has been established, but investigators believe Peter Madsen either strangled Kim Wall or cut her throat as part of a sadistic sex crime

PETER MADSEN. This file photo taken on August 11, 2017 shows Peter Madsen (R) as he talks to a police officer in Dragoer Harbor south of Copenhagen on August 11, 2017, following a major rescue operation after the submarine sank in the sea outside Copenhagen Harbor. File photo by Bax Lindhardt/Scanpix Denmark/AFP

Danish inventor Peter Madsen charged with journalist's murder – prosecutors

Jan 16, 2018 - 9:00 PM

His trial will begin on March 8, charged with premeditated murder as well as dismemberment and 'sexual relations other than intercourse of a particularly dangerous nature,' prosecutors say

PETER MADSEN. This file photo taken on August 11, 2017 shows Peter Madsen (R) as he talks to a police officer in Dragoer Harbor south of Copenhagen on August 11, 2017, following a major rescue operation after the submarine sank in the sea outside Copenhagen Harbor. File photo by Bax Lindhardt/Scanpix Denmark/AFP

Danish inventor admits dismembering journalist

Oct 30, 2017 - 8:41 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Madsen, a self-taught engineer and inventor, has been held in custody since August 11 and has changed his version of events several times

KIM WALL. This file family handout released on December 28, 2015 shows Swedish journalist Kim Wall who was allegedly on board a submarine south of Copenhagen before it sank on August 11, 2017. File photo /AFP

Danish police find decapitated head of Swedish journalist

Oct 07, 2017 - 5:30 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Copenhagen police inspector Jens Moller Jensen tells reporters police had found one bag with her missing clothes, and another bag containing her head and legs

KIM WALL. This file family handout released on December 28, 2015 shows Swedish journalist Kim Wall who was allegedly on board a submarine south of Copenhagen before it sank on August 11, 2017. File photo /AFP

Danish submarine inventor in court over journalist's death

Sep 05, 2017 - 10:37 AM

A Danish submarine inventor being held over the grisly death of Swedish journalist Kim Wall is to appear in a Copenhagen court where the suspicions against him could be ramped up to murder

INVENTOR – AND CRIMINAL? This file photo taken on August 11, 2017 shows Peter Madsen (R), builder and captain of the private submarine UC3 Nautilus as he talks to a police officer in Dragoer Harbor south of Copenhagen on August 11, 2017. Scanpix Denmark / Bax Lindhardt / AFP

Denmark to seek murder charge against submarine inventor

Aug 24, 2017 - 10:24 PM

At latest on September 5 we will try to hold him in custody on a murder charge after her dismembered body was found special prosecutor Jakob Buch Jepsen says referring to Peter Madsen

PETER MADSEN. This file photo taken on August 11, 2017 shows Peter Madsen (R) as he talks to a police officer in Dragoer Harbor south of Copenhagen on August 11, 2017, following a major rescue operation after the submarine sank in the sea outside Copenhagen Harbor. Photo by Bax Lindhardt / Scanpix Denmark / AFP

Headless torso belongs to reporter missing from Danish submarine

Aug 23, 2017 - 2:14 PM

3rd UPDATE The 30 year old Wall a freelance journalist who had reported for The Guardian and The New York Times had not been seen since boarding Danish inventor Peter Madsen s submarine on August 10 to interview him for a story

Divers from the Danish Defence Command preparing for a dive in Koge Bugt near Amager in Copenhagen on August 22, 2017 where a woman torso was found yesterday. Scanpix Denmark AND Scanpix / Liselotte Sabroe / AFP