“Quiet” and “introverted” man stands trial for one of Denmark’s most notorious murders

A 33-year-old man is charged with the murder of 17-year-old Emilie Meng in 2016. He is also charged with other assaults against young girls, including the abduction and rape of a 13-year-old girl last year. This is one of Denmark’s most notorious criminal trials in recent history and will grip the nation as it unreels.

A 33-year-old man stands trial in the case of the murder of Emilie Meng (Flickr/Alan Cleaver)

Who killed Emilie Meng? For many years, that question has remained unanswered since the 17-year-old disappeared on 10 July 2016. She had said goodbye to her friends at 04am at the station in Korsør and was supposed to just go home to her mother’s apartment a few minutes’ walk away. But Emilie Meng never came […]


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