The Swedish prosecution authority said the disclosure of the assassination of Prime Minister Palme, which occurred in 1986

The investigation found out who killed the Prime Minister of Sweden Olof Palme in 1986. This at a press conference on 10 June said the country’s chief Prosecutor Krister Petersson, reported the press service of the Prosecutor’s office.

According to Petersson, acted a lone killer, Stig Engstrom. He was known to the investigators as a witness near the crime scene. However, the analysis of testimony and other evidence suggest that this man was shot in the head of the government, the Prosecutor said. Engstrom himself several times changed his testimony.

He lamented that the police are unable to find the criminal without delay. Because Engstrom’s dead, the case is subject to closure, said Petersson.

The head of the Department of investigation Hans Melander compared the importance of the case with the assassination of President John Kennedy in the United States. According to him, since 1986, interviewed more than 10 thousand witnesses, many for multiple times. 134 people voluntarily confessed to the murder of Palme, he added.

SVT said that Engstrom worked as an insurance agent, professed right-wing political views. In 2000, he committed suicide.

Feb 28 1986 Prime Minister of Sweden’s social Democrat Olof Palme and his wife Lisbet without protection were returning home from a movie. One of the Central streets of Stockholm to him, a man ran up and fired two shots from a pistol, then fled. The politician died on the spot, his wife survived. The murder weapon was found.

The main suspect was Christer Pettersson, he was sentenced in 1989 to life imprisonment but later acquitted for lack of evidence.

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