The Core Dump

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures

[By Nic Lindh on Thursday, 18 December 2003]

Anna Lindh murder suspect linked to DNA evidence

According to this article, it seems the Swedish police has a pretty air-tight case based on DNA evidence against the current murder suspect.

This is excellent news. Upon first hearing of the murder, I was cynically sure the Swedish police would botch this tragedy as bad as they did the Olof Palme murder investigation. The article has a short brief on that debacle.

Sometimes it’s good to be proven wrong.

Music: “Blindfold” by Morcheeba

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