Murder in Visby classed as terrorist offence

Published 12 July 2022

The criminal offence for which an individual has been remanded in custody on suspicion of murder in Visby has been changed from murder to terrorist offence through murder. He is also suspected of preparation to commit a terrorist offence through preparation to commit murder.

For this reason, the Swedish Security Service has taken over the criminal investigation, headed by a prosecutor at the National Security Unit of the Swedish Prosecution Authority. Our Service is working in close cooperation with the Swedish Police Authority. Only one individual is in custody at this point. There are currently no other suspects.


 12 July 2022

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