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Norwegian charged in Danish man’s death

A 32-year-old Norwegian man is accused of having killed a Danish man in his 50s on Sunday in Rogaland.

Norwegian charged in Danish man's death
The mental health of the 32-year-old suspect may have been a factor, police said. Photo: Carina Johansen / NTB Scanpix
The victim was found severely injured in a residential building in Sola on Sunday afternoon and pronounced dead at the scene shortly afterwards, police said. 
 
Police were notified about the incident at 3.49pm on Sunday.
 
“The accused’s health conditions and the information in the case indicate that we must clarify his mental health at the time of the crime,” prosecuting lawyer Erik W. Rand said, adding that the 32-year-old suspect is being held in a mental health facility. 
 
The suspect was questioned on Sunday night, and police have heard from over ten witnesses. 
 
Police did not immediately reveal what connection, if any, exists between the two men. The Danish victim lived in Rogaland. 
 
An autopsy was scheduled for Monday but police said that it could be a couple weeks before the report was ready. 
 

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Domestic helper suspected of stealing valuables and cash from older adults in Copenhagen

A 31-year-old female domestic helper is suspected of having stolen cash and jewellery from elderly citizens and withdrawn money from their Dankorts in the amount of over 50,000 kroner.

Domestic helper suspected of stealing valuables and cash from older adults in Copenhagen

The woman was arrested on Saturday and charged with theft and information fraud. There are ten victims in the case.

The police suspect the woman of having stolen from citizens whose homes she has visited as part of her work as a domestic worker in various places in Copenhagen.

“She has worked as a domestic helper and has been in people’s homes as an employee,” Bjarke Dalsgaard, deputy police inspector at Copenhagen police, said.

According to the police, the woman has stolen jewellery and cash on ten occasions. In addition, she has stolen debit cards in four cases and withdrawn money using them. The money that has been withdrawn alone adds up to a value of 52,000 kroner.

Copenhagen police received the first report of theft in the case at the beginning of 2022.

According to the police, the 31-year-old domestic helper admitted to one instance of crime (the theft of around 400 kroner) but pleaded not guilty regarding the remaining 13.

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