Man dead after violence episode in Kongsvinger

PoliceKongsvinger.Police.Photo: Per-Erik Stømner/Glåmdalen / NTB scanpix

A man in his 50s died on Tuesday after a violent episode in Kongsvinger. A man in his 20s has been arrested and charged in the case.

– The victim was rushed to hospital Kongsvinger by ambulance, but his life could not be saved. The victim died of injuries he suffered, said police attorney Bjorn Erik Pettersen in Inland Police, in a statement.

Police said that the 20-year-old has past charges of violence with a friend. The suspect was arrested after about an hour and half after the perpetrator is stuck with the violent episode. The arrest took place without drama.

Inland Police have asked NCIS for assistance in the investigation.

20-year-old will be considered for custody on Thursday or Friday.

The dead will be autopsied Wednesday or Thursday.


Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today