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Murdered woman was LiU student

A woman found murdered in Linköping shortly after midnight last night was a student on the Psychology programme at Linköping University. She was found in an underpass linking the areas of Mjärdevi and Lambohov, near the university

The woman was married and the mother of a two-year old child. Her husband is also a student at LiU.

“It is a horrific attack and a deeply tragic event”, says Mille Millnert, Rector at LiU. “The university has mobilised our resources to provide support to staff and students”.

Two suspects were on Thursday afternoon arrested in connection with the attack.

The staff at the woman’s department were informed of the attack at lunch-time today, Thursday, and her fellow students were informed in an afternoon meeting at three. Student welfare and teachers with psychologist qualifications were present to offer support.

Student welfare is also able to see other students in need of somebody to talk to about the attack. The contact telephone number is 013-28 10 16. Please see link below for the student welfare home page where there are more contact details for counsellors and nurses.

The police would like any information or observations in relation to the case, they can be contacted on 013-24 15 01.

Update Monday 1 June:

The 20-year old man who on Thursday was arrested on suspicion of murder subsequently confessed. The police are still conducting DNA-tests to ensure technical evidence is also in place.

Lars Holberg 2009-05-28

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Last updated: 2009-06-03