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Icelander Murdered in Stockholm

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A 35-year-old Icelandic man was murdered in the western part of Stockholm on Monday, DV reports. The assailant escaped and police have been unable to catch him. The murder was committed at a campground near the Akalla subway station in a neighborhood by the same name. The campground is not an official one, but people camp there, both in tents and campers.

According to witnesses, the victim was stabbed 15 times with a knife in the chest and hit in the head with a pipe wrench. One of the stab wounds went through the heart.

The murderer calmly left the scene. “He was cold as ice,” an eyewitness told Aftonbladed, which reports that the assailant shouted at his victim something about encrypted files.

The attack took place around noon and the victim was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital, where attempts were made to resuscitate him. He was pronounced dead at 3 pm.

The man, who lived in Sweden, leaves behind two young children.

According to RÚV, police have no suspect.

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