Submarine after having been recovered from Danish waters.
The submarine was recovered from Danish waters last week. Credit: Johan Nilsson/TT

Submarine owner says journalist died onboard

A Danish inventor and submarine owner, who is suspected of murder or manslaughter, has told the police that there was an accident onboard which resulted in the death of a 30-year-old Swedish journalist.

The suspect turned himself into the police saying that an accident occurred while the journalist was interviewing him on-board his homemade submarine and that he later buried her at sea in an unspecified location.

Today, the Danish police are now setting up dives along the route that the submarine took to locate the body.

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