Police opened a murder investigation after four people were found dead in an apartment building in Skogbygda, Nice, in Romeric. The mayor described the case as very tragic.
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The police chief announced the murder investigation at a news conference Tuesday afternoon.
-We responded to a report of a serious accident. The house we arrived at was filled with smoke. Police mission commander Magnus Hovelsrud Andriessen said: “We recovered four people there, and they were confirmed dead.”
He confirms that they have begun investigating a murder.
According to the newspaper Raumnis He informed the mission commander that there must be a connection between the dead. But he added that the situation is unclear, and nothing can be said about age, gender or cause of death.
– Notifying relatives
– It's still early in the investigation, so it's too early to say anything about that relationship, Andersen says.
She informs the police Romerics Blad The next of kin have been notified in the case. There is no reason to believe that others should participate.
– The situation has been clarified. The mission commander says: We have enough to say that we have opened a murder investigation.
Forensic technicians have also arrived and will begin their investigations. This matter will be investigated further throughout the day and week, says Hovelsrud-Andersen Romerics Blad.
Mayor: Very tragic
The mayor of Nice, Tove Nyhus, says that the four people whose deaths were confirmed are residents of the municipality. She says the case is so tragic and senseless.
– This would be a tragedy for the entire local community, Nyhus tells NTB.
Nyhus says the Ingeborg church has opened its doors to anyone who wants to come.
– She says that there is a crisis team with a priest and staff from the church.
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