Peter Madsen in 2017, talking to a police officer in Dragoer Harbor south of Copenhagen. Photo: AFP Peter Madsen in 2017, talking to a police officer in Dragoer Harbor south of Copenhagen. Photo: AFP
Peter Madsen in 2017, talking to a police officer in Dragoer Harbor south of Copenhagen. Photo: AFP

Danish submarine killer Peter Madsen escapes prison before being recaptured by police

  • In 2018, Madsen was sentenced in the Copenhagen City Court to life in prison for killing Kim Wall, a reporter who previously worked for the South China Morning Post
  • A self-taught engineer, Madsen built rockets in his spare time but never went to university. In 2008, he launched his home-made UC3 Nautilus submarine

Topic |   Crime
Peter Madsen in 2017, talking to a police officer in Dragoer Harbor south of Copenhagen. Photo: AFP Peter Madsen in 2017, talking to a police officer in Dragoer Harbor south of Copenhagen. Photo: AFP
Peter Madsen in 2017, talking to a police officer in Dragoer Harbor south of Copenhagen. Photo: AFP
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