Danish justice sharpens indictment against defendant duikbooteigenaar

Danish justice sharpens indictment against defendant duikbooteigenaar

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The Danish ministry of justice, accusation tightened against the duikbooteigenaar suspected of involvement in the disappearance of a Swedish journalist in Copenhagen.

The public prosecutor accuses the 46-year-old inventor, according to news agency Ritzau now death by gross negligence. This is a term of imprisonment of up to eight years.

Was previously in the indictment case of wrongful death. The ballast is, according to the Danish media, applied as, for example, shows that a driver has a fatal accident caused under the influence of alcohol or drugs and not just by reckless driving.

The owner and captain of the boat refused Monday to answer questions from the police about the disappearance of the woman. He remains in custody.


The 30-year-old Swedish Kim Wall was last week Thursday for the last seen. She was that evening, on board of the privéonderzeeër of the arrested Dane. Since then, missing her each track in spite of the extensive search that is going on in the waters between Denmark and Sweden.

The defendant boat owner asserts the reporter to have been deposited on a small island in the harbour of Copenhagen. Later that night, sank the vessel by a problem with a ballast tank. He could barely save. The police think that the man of the craft structure to the seabed.

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