Childhood friend sentenced to 14 years in prison for the murder of Emilia
20-year-old Emilia Lundberg was last seen alive on November 22nd, 2019. According to the District Court, she was murdered at lunchtime on the same day. She was found dead in the River Vramsån eleven-days later after being stabbed many times with a sharp object. Police divers discovered the body after volunteers had searched for her for over a week.
– She had extensive injuries on her body. The medical examiner reported that there were about 30 stab wounds. Emilia also had defensive wounds which show that she fought for her life. She was subjected to mindless violence, Prosecutor Kristina Amilon previously said.
Now it is clear that the now 22-year-old childhood friend has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for murder. He will also have to pay 180,000 crowns in damages to Emilia's family. According to the District Court, it has been proven that he killed her.
According to the defence lawyer, the verdict will now be appealed to the Court of Appeal.