>> A Danish court has sentenced inventor Peter Madsen to life in prison for murdering and dismembering Swedish journalist, Kim Wall onboard his homemade submarine. Wall went missing after boarding Madsen's submarine at Copenhagen Harbor in August last year. Later that month, her torso washed ashore. Her arms, legs, and head were also later recovered by the authorities.
Madsen admitted dismembering the freelance journalist corpse, but repeatedly denied her murder, saying she had died by accident. But on Wednesday, a jury decided that he had planned the killing.>>
> He brought various items down to the submarine. Objects with which Kim Wall was to be tied up, be tortured and killed.
Be subjected to sexual abuse, dismembered, and thrown overboard from this submarine.>> Madsen's defense attorney said he will be appealing the verdict. The gruesome case has been one of the most intensely watched in Scandinavian history, as Reuters Emil Gjerging Nielsen reports from outside Copenhagen City Court.>> It's safe to say that this trial has been on the lips of almost everybody in Denmark for these last few months where the trial has been ongoing.
Also, every major news outlet in Denmark has, live locked from the courtroom, actually writing minute for minute updates on what happened in the courtroom. Of course, the huge media coverage also means the trial has been extremely tough for the next of kin to Kim Wall.>> Wall's closest relatives were not in court on Wednesday, but her mother has previously said her daughter gave a voice to the weak, the vulnerable and the marginalized