Suspected double murder in Luleå

Police technicians on site at a block of flats in Luleå to investigate a serious crime.
Police technicians on site at a block of flats in Luleå to investigate a serious crime.

The police are investigating a suspected double murder in a block of flats in Svartöstaden in Luleå - a man has been arrested. The man is suspected of having killed a man and a woman.

Luleå 9 mars 2023 11:32

It was during the early hours of Thursday morning that the police were alerted to the crime.

The police are investigating a serious crime in a housing estate in Svartöstaden in Luleå - a man has been arrested. According to information, two people were found dead.

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A car with a bloody rear window is parked outside the house in question. There are also traces of blood in the snow outside on the street.

– One person has been arrested and we continue to work on the case during the morning, says the police spokesperson.

But according to other sources, it is a family tragedy where two people, who are related, have been found dead.

The police confirmed this at lunchtime.

–  We are investigating a case of murder. Two people, a man and a woman, are deceased. One person is arrested and it is a young man. Interrogations are to be held with him during the day. The people are related to each other and we see this as an isolated incident, says Per-Anders Heikkilä, head of serious crimes in Norrbotten.

The deceased woman is in her 40s and the deceased man in his 20s.

– We are continuing with a technical investigation of the site. Then interrogations and door knocking will be carried out, says Heikkilä.

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Several police officers were present at the address during Thursday morning.

A reporter was on site at the roadblocks. 

– The technicians have arrived at the scene and they are flying with drones. The entire street is cordoned off, says reporter Ingela Rasimus.

– A neighbor came out and told us that she was walking her dog at six in the morning. She heard a voice scream and then she saw the police arrive with guns drawn.

The person, a man who was barefoot, is said to have then been arrested by the police.


 
 
 
 
 
 
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