Killer Peter Madsen Escapes PrisonNewser — Arden Dier
A Danish man convicted of killing a journalist aboard his homemade submarine in a case that shocked Scandinavia managed to escape from prison on Tuesday—though he was apprehended soon after.
Photos from the scene in the Albertslung suburb showed Madsen sitting on the ground surrounded by police officers in tactical gear, per the New York Times.
The tabloid also reported that he had threatened prison guards with a "pistol-like object." Police said they had arrested an escapee before confirming the man was Madsen.
He was found to have killed Wall, a Swedish journalist who was writing a story about him, in a brutal, sexually-motivated crime, before dismembering her body and disposing of it at sea.
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