The body that was found in the water on Geringska beach in Alingsås this morning has been identified.
He is a 26-year-old man who has been missing since October 12, when he was last seen in Ica Maxi. Police suspected he had been kidnapped and started a preliminary investigation into the kidnapping. Missing Persons were also involved in the case.
The case is now being investigated as a suspected murder or wrongful death.
– The body was taken to forensic medicine. Pending the coroner’s statement, we are starting a preliminary investigation into murder or wrongful death, as we cannot rule out the crime, said Stefan Gustavsson, a police spokesman in the West.
Relatives are notified.