16-year-old asylum seeker dies from gunshot wound to head

The 16-year-old boy who was shot in the head a week last Saturday in Eslöv in the south of Sweden has today died of his injuries, reports Swedish Radio News. The boy was shot at a home for asylum seekers who are children and arrive in Sweden alone.

Two men, 19 and 21 years of age, are being held in custody suspected of his murder. A third was arrested on Saturday as an accessory to the crime.