A man accused of murder and attempted murder after two children were found seriously injured outside an apartment building in Stockholm on Sunday now admits he stabbed the children and “causing them to fall from a great height”.
The man’s lawyer, Malin Radstrom, says so Aftonbladet.
One of the children died after the accident, while the other was said to be seriously injured.
The 43-year-old is now charged with the murder and attempted murder of his two children. The lawyer said he agreed to custody.
According to Aftonbladet, the father stabbed the children while they slept in their beds. The apartment they came out of was on the fifth floor of the building.
The court decided that the man would undergo a forensic psychiatric examination to see if he had mental illness at the time of the accident.
The A major police operation took place on Sunday night After two children, a boy and a girl, both under 10, are found seriously injured outside an apartment building in Hässelby in Stockholm.
Police suspected that the children had fallen from a great height and arrested two people accused of murder and attempted murder. Police said both of them had an affair with children.
One of those, the children’s father, is the man who has now admitted to the affair. The other is the mother of the children. She was released from custody.
– I have assessed that suspicion has subsided and that it is no longer justified to keep her in custody, says the Prosecutor in the case, Maria Franzen, to Aftonbladet.
according to Aftonbladet The father must have stabbed the kids before he kicked them out of the apartment. According to the newspaper, the apartment is 15 meters from the ground. This information has not been confirmed by the police.
The police were notified of the accident at 21:46 on Sunday night, and the emergency services came out with large forces.
On Wednesday, it was learned that the accused’s 43-year-old son had died. The daughter’s condition is described as life-threatening.
Police spokeswoman Helena Bostrom-Thomas then confirmed to VG that they suspected the children had fallen from a great height and they did not rule out anything criminal.
So far, one of the suspects has confessed to the case.
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