Danish police say mystery submarine seems to have been sunk on purpose

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Danish police said on Sunday they had found nobody in the wreck of a submarine owned by an inventor charged with the manslaughter of a woman who had been on board – but added the vessel seemed to have been deliberately sunk.

Police have said that Swedish journalist Kim Wall, 30, is missing after taking a ride on Peter Madsen’s homemade 17-metre sub, which sank on Friday morning. Madsen was rescued by the navy.

Madsen, 46, has been ordered to be held in custody for 24 days, accused of Wall’s manslaughter.

The vessel was recovered on Saturday from Koge Bay, south of Copenhagen, where it had been lying at a depth of seven metres, and taken into harbour. Police searched it late on Saturday and early on Sunday.

“There are no persons in the submarine, dead or alive,” Jens Moller, head of Copenhagen Police’s homicide unit, said at a news conference on Sunday.

He said it appeared to have been deliberately scuttled, and was still...

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Danish police say mystery submarine seems to have been sunk on purpose

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