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Danish police find missing body parts of Swedish journalist Kim Wall

07 October 2017

Danish police said on Saturday divers had found the head and the legs of Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who died in mysterious circumstances on an inventor's homemade submarine.

Kim Wall, a 30-year-old freelance journalist who was researching a story on inventor Peter Madsen went missing after he took her out to sea in the 56ft craft in August.

Wall, was writing a profile on Madsen when she was last seen boarding Madsen's submarine on August 10.

Peter Madsen with his submarine.

On Aug. 23, a headless female torso attached to a piece of metal to make it sink, washed ashore in Copenhagen.

A prosecutor told a court this week that Wall's torso had multiple stab wounds, including to her ribcage and genitals, around or after her death, and that her DNA was found under Madsen's nails as well as on his face and neck.

He first told police that Ms Wall had been safely dropped off near Copenhagen after the interview before claiming that she had died in an accident on board.

During their investigation, police have found videos on Madsen's personal computer of women being tortured, decapitated and murdered.

Madsen has insisted there was no sexual relationship between him and Wall, and their contacts had been purely professional.

After 13 days after disappearance of journalist Wall, body of sleeveless and legless remains found in Copenhagen, and body was found to be a journalist.

Madsen has successfully launched rockets with the aim of developing private space travel.

Madsen has also denied amputating her limbs, saying he tried to bury her whole body at sea. "There will never be peace on Nautilus as long as I exist", Madsen wrote, according to the volunteers.

Danish police find missing body parts of Swedish journalist Kim Wall