Journalist who died on submarine texted ‘I’m still alive’ day she disappeared

The trial of a man accused of killing a Swedish journalist aboard his submarine began today in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Peter Madsen, a Danish inventor, has been charged with murder and indecent handling of a corpse in connection to Kim Wall’s death last August. He’s pleaded guilty to the latter but denies killing her, saying she died in an accident.

Prosecutor Jakob Buch-Jepsen said in court that after the 30-year-old Wall boarded the submarine on Aug. 10, she texted and sent pictures to her Danish boyfriend. The last messages were sent after 8 p.m. local time and included:

"I’m still alive btw."

"But I’m going down now!"

"I love you!!!!!""He brought coffee and cookies tho" The submarine UC3 Nautilus is lifted onto a block truck from the salvage ship Vina with the help of a container crane in Copenhagen’s Harbor, Denmark,August 12, 2013. Later that evening, Wall’s boyfriend was unable to reach her and reported her missing, the prosecutor said.Wall traveled for work but was based out of Copenhagen. She’d talked to an editor at Wired magazine about doing a story on Madsen’s space lab and Copenhagen Suborbitals, a crowdfunded amateur space program. She’d reached out to both in March and April, and spoke to […]

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Journalist who died on submarine texted ‘I’m still alive’ day she disappeared

The trial of a man accused of killing a Swedish journalist aboard his submarine began today in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Peter Madsen, a Danish inventor, has been charged with murder and indecent handling of a corpse in connection to Kim Wall’s death last August. He’s pleaded guilty to the latter but denies killing her, saying she died in an accident.

Prosecutor Jakob Buch-Jepsen said in court that after the 30-year-old Wall boarded the submarine on Aug. 10, she texted and sent pictures to her Danish boyfriend. The last messages were sent after 8 p.m. local time and included:

"I’m still alive btw."

"But I’m going down now!"

"I love you!!!!!""He brought coffee and cookies tho" The submarine UC3 Nautilus is lifted onto a block truck from the salvage ship Vina with the help of a container crane in Copenhagen’s Harbor, Denmark,August 12, 2013. Later that evening, Wall’s boyfriend was unable to reach her and reported her missing, the prosecutor said.Wall traveled for work but was based out of Copenhagen. She’d talked to an editor at Wired magazine about doing a story on Madsen’s space lab and Copenhagen Suborbitals, a crowdfunded amateur space program. She’d reached out to both in March and April, and spoke to […]

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Newspapers call their archives the morgue. I love that. This is probably because so many stories were about murder and crime. I'm archiving the present state of crime, punishment and journalism. I love true crime stories. Join me as I curate and collect the best current cases. Additionally, we'll review past crimes that intrigued and fascinated the public. It's murder and mayhem for the masses.

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Journalist who died on submarine texted ‘I’m still alive’ day she disappeared

The trial of a man accused of killing a Swedish journalist aboard his submarine began today in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Peter Madsen, a Danish inventor, has been charged with murder and indecent handling of a corpse in connection to Kim Wall’s death last August. He’s pleaded guilty to the latter but denies killing her, saying she died in an accident.

Prosecutor Jakob Buch-Jepsen said in court that after the 30-year-old Wall boarded the submarine on Aug. 10, she texted and sent pictures to her Danish boyfriend. The last messages were sent after 8 p.m. local time and included:

"I’m still alive btw."

"But I’m going down now!"

"I love you!!!!!""He brought coffee and cookies tho" The submarine UC3 Nautilus is lifted onto a block truck from the salvage ship Vina with the help of a container crane in Copenhagen’s Harbor, Denmark,August 12, 2013. Later that evening, Wall’s boyfriend was unable to reach her and reported her missing, the prosecutor said.Wall traveled for work but was based out of Copenhagen. She’d talked to an editor at Wired magazine about doing a story on Madsen’s space lab and Copenhagen Suborbitals, a crowdfunded amateur space program. She’d reached out to both in March and April, and spoke to […]

Your Archivist

Newspapers call their archives the morgue. I love that. This is probably because so many stories were about murder and crime. I'm archiving the present state of crime, punishment and journalism. I love true crime stories. Join me as I curate and collect the best current cases. Additionally, we'll review past crimes that intrigued and fascinated the public. It's murder and mayhem for the masses.

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