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Hells Angels member dies in police custody

Police suspect suicide after man was found hanging lifeless in cell


The deceased Hels Angels member was among the 80 people arrested yesterday during the Zealand-wide cannabis police raids (Photo: Scanpix)

March 14, 2014
14:14

by Christian Wenande


One of the central suspects in a massive ongoing cannabis case, whichhas resulted in several police raids over the past week, has died in police custody at Politigården prison.

The man, a fully-fledged member of the Hells Angels motorcycle gang, was found in his cell dead from an apparent suicide, according to DR Nyheder.

“We are alerted that a dead person was found and we will investigate whether anything criminal has occurred,” Henrik Møller, a police inspector investigating the case, told DR Nyheder.

According to Ekstra Bladet tabloid, the 41-year-old was found hanging in his cell and leaves behind a wife and three sons.

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Among the raid arrests
The news comes a day after the police confiscated three million kroner in cash, hundreds of kilos of cannabis, weapons, cars and some Harley Davidson motorcycles in a Zealand-wide raid. Among the 80 arrests were several members of the Hells Angels.

”It’s our impression that the Hells Angels have had a leading role in connection with many of the cannabis booths in Christiania,” Jørgen Skov, a police spokesperson, told Ekstra Bladet.

Politigården prison has the capacity to house 25 prisoners and is known for containing extremely dangerous inmates.



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