Man in his 50s has been declared dead – NRK Norway – Overview of news from different parts of the country
The man who was seriously injured in the Oslo emergency room on Saturday has now been declared dead. The police inform NRK.
The man is in his 50s and is not a Norwegian citizen.
The police were notified by the health service around 15.30 on Saturday that an injured person had entered the emergency room. The person was later taken to hospital with serious injuries.
It is unclear if anything criminal has happened.
– The police are open to the fact that nothing criminal has happened, says police attorney Ida Beate Fengsrud in the Oslo district.
Charged with grievous bodily harm
On Sunday morning, the police informed NRK that a man has been arrested and charged with grievous bodily harm in the case. The person in question will be questioned on Sunday afternoon.
– One has been arrested. Interrogations will be taken during the day. The homicide section is investigating the case. We are working on the case as a serious bodily injury case, says head of the crime watch Kjersti Myhre to NRK.
The police stated on Saturday night that they know where the crime scene where the man was injured is, but on Sunday the crime watch does not want to go out with more info about what may have happened.
It is also unclear how the person gets to the emergency room.
Denies criminal guilt
Heidi Ysen has been appointed as defense counsel, and she informs the client at half past seven denies criminal guilt.
– The interrogation is in the final phase and what I can say is that he denies criminal guilt. The prosecuting authority will decide whether he should be released or produced for imprisonment tomorrow after the interrogation, Ysen told NRK on Sunday night.
Defender Ysen first spoke to the man on the phone via an interpreter. The man will also be questioned with the help of an interpreter, according to the defender.
– I know nothing more about the case beyond that, says lawyer Ysen to NRK.
When NRK was on site at 5pm on Saturday, there were barricades at the entrance to the emergency room. This was taken away again later in the afternoon.