Man charged over Vannäs death

A man has been charged with the murder of a 20-year-old woman.

She was found dead on Friday, in a house in Vännäs, near the northern city of Umeå.

Västerbotten county police are not sure how the woman died, but are proceeding with a murder investigation since the circumstances around her death are unclear.

The man was interviewed on Friday afternoon, and then formally charged. In Swedish law a formal charge occurs relatively late in a murder investigation, which usually sees people arrested and held merely on suspicion of a crime.
The police have interviewed witnesses during the night.

Our journalism is based on credibility and impartiality. Swedish Radio is independent and not affiliated to any political, religious, financial, public or private interests.
Du hittar dina sparade ljud i menyn under Min lista