35-year-old was homeless and lived in a tent – before he killed his partner
A 29-year-old woman was found dead in student accommodation on December 9. Her 35-year-old partner is said to have called the police himself and informed them that he took the woman's life.
The man has now been in custody for a month on suspicion of murder. The Prison and Probation Service has had time to conduct an investigation into his background. The picture presented is that the man has been living with a drug addiction for several years, without real income – and without a home.
He has lived in Kristianstad for about seven years. Before that he lived in Malmö. He has no family in Sweden.
When the 35-year-old failed his studies at Kristianstad University, CSN withdrew his money. He received no loans or grants. He is also said to have suffered from mental health problems and was unable to pay his bills.
He was evicted from his own student accommodation. He then lived with friends and in tents for three years.
Then he met the now deceased woman who also studied at Kristianstad University. According to the Prison and Probation Service's investigation, the 35-year-old quickly moved into the woman's apartment.
According to the man’s self-assessment, he had a heavy drug addiction. In the days before the suspected murder of his partner, he is believed to have smoked cannabis intensively for several days, according to what he himself stated to the Prison and Probation Service.
In addition to cannabis, the man had also tried other drugs such as LSD in the years before he met her.
The man also states that during the years that he was homeless and with an escalating addiction and ill health – he had on several occasions tried to get help through psychiatry services, but doesn’t believe he received any great help.
He has undergone a so-called P7, a small psychiatric evaluation. According to the doctor's report, it is suspected that he suffered from a serious psychological disorder both at the time of the suspected murder and during the investigation itself.
On Thursday, the 35-year-old’s detention was prolonged. The prosecutor believes that it will take at least two more months before the entire murder investigation is complete.