Dane found dead in fridge


A 31-year-old Danish man is accused of killing the 30-year-old Danish woman in a small French town in southern France. The man is said to have tried to get rid of the body by having it transported away in a refrigerator.

The accused is the woman’s partner.

The case has been widely discussed in the Danish media over the past week, including by Danmarks Radio and Danish TV 2. The tragic event was first known through the AFP news agency on Tuesday.

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According to the French authorities, the 30-year-old woman was found shot dead in a refrigerator together with a dead dog.

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Tips from acquaintances

The accused was arrested last Sunday, after local police received a tip from two acquaintances of the man, who allegedly reacted to a strong smell when they were asked to take the refrigerator to a rubbish heap.

The 31-year-old was remanded in custody on Tuesday this week.

Brutally killed in his own home

The accused 31-year-old has so far not explained what happened, the prosecutor’s office told AFP.

It is not known how he responds to the charges.

TRAGEDY: The incident took place in Mandelieu-la-Napoule in France. Photo: Epa / Sebastian Nogier / NTB
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Was shot

According to the French newspaper Nice-Matin, the arrest should have taken place after the police monitored the 31-year-old man’s residence in the town of Mandelieu-la-Napoule, not far from the holiday paradise of Cannes.

AFP writes that the man is said to have said that the smell was due to a dead dog, but when the acquaintances were finally able to open the fridge, they also found the body of a woman.

The friend’s theory about the mystery: – Sure

An autopsy on Sunday showed that the woman had been shot in the head, according to French prosecutors.

– The victim has not been formally identified, but the autopsy indicates that it is the suspect’s wife, says a spokesperson for the prosecution, according to AFP.

Further investigations have also been initiated.

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Drugs, weapons and cash

At the man’s home, the police also found several loaded weapons, cash and drugs.

The murder case has shaken France and Denmark after the body was found last weekend. The deceased woman’s family has also come out and confirmed the death in a post on Facebook.

Jyllands-Posten was confirmed on Thursday by the public prosecutor’s office in France that the man has been charged with the murder of his spouse, possession of weapons, ammunition and drugs, as well as gross mistreatment of animals resulting in death.

The article is in Norwegian

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