64-year-old man dies after violent incident in Tønsberg – man in his 40s charged with murder

TønsbergPhoto: Terje Bendiksby / NTB
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The 64-year-old man who was found badly injured after a violent incident in Tønsberg on Wednesday night died of his injuries. A man in his 40s has been charged with murder.

“The man called the police himself and reported the incident, and he has been linked to the crime scene and the act of violence,” police inspector Odd Skei Kostveit in the Southeastern Police District stated in a press release.

The police were notified of the incident on Wednesday. Based on the report, the police moved out to an address in Tønsberg, where the man was arrested.

The deceased is a 64-year-old man. Kostveit says the 64-year-old and the man now charged with murder knew each other. 

“The focus for the police in the days ahead will be to try to uncover the cause of the tragic incident. In addition to the crime scene investigation, we will interrogate witnesses and conduct a survey in the area to get an understanding of what has happened,” Kostveit said.

Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews

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