Woman stabbed to death at Swedish political festival
Police said a man in his 30s was taken into custody on suspicion of murder following the stabbing, which happened close to where Centre Party leader Annie Loof was giving a speech.
A woman has been stabbed to death by a nazi during an annual political event in Sweden. The man is active in the NMR. https://t.co/rycaof5IcR— ines helene, ShroomGirl (@inihelene) July 6, 2022
Police also said they had no indications of further threats to the festival, and declined to comment on motives or political affiliations of the suspect.
Swedish daily Aftonbladet said, citing sources, that the man had links to a neo-Nazi organisation.
The week-long political festival is an annual event that draws crowds of thousands as politicians hold speeches and mingle with voters and tourists.