In Denmark, the inventor and owner of the submarine was accused of murder of the journalist

Peter Madsen

In the Danish inventor Peter Madsen (Peter Madsen) was charged with manslaughter. On Saturday, August 12, reports The Copenhagen Post.

The intended victim was a Swedish journalist Kim wall (Kim Wall) — freelancer, collaborated with The New York Times and The Guardian). On Thursday evening in the Danish capital, she went on Board of the submarine “Nautilus” that belonged to Madsen. When the woman didn’t come home that day, her concerned boyfriend contacted authorities. Then began the search for the submarine.

The submarine was found on Friday from the sunken city of køge. And 46-year-old Madsen was saved. According to him, which leads TASS, in the night he had technical difficulties and failed to fully resolve, and in the morning, the submarine sank due to a failure in the system of immersion and emersion.

Man guilty in the murder of the journalist does not recognize. He claims that dropped the woman in Copenhagen, three hours after the start of the walk to the sub.

The device is still not investigated: the divers can’t get in. It is expected that this will be done once the submarine will be delivered to the port.

According to Reuters, “Nautilus” is a 17-metre submarine, one of three built by Madsen. The submarine, whose weight is 40 tons, can be up to eight people, and can operate it only one. It was launched in 2008. The creation of a submarine that can dive to a hundred-meter depth, cost about 200 thousand dollars.

Madsen is co — founder of the nonprofit organization Copenhagen Suborbitals, which is developing and launching space rockets made by Amateurs.