The Swedes Say Goodbye

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TRIBUTES: Flowers left at the NK store

Per Olof Svensson took a break from the soccer match on TV and stepped outside the pub to catch a breath of fresh air. That's when plainclothes police nabbed him in a Stockholm suburb last Tuesday night. Police say Svensson, although not formally charged, is a suspect in the Sept. 10 stabbing death of Anna Lindh, Sweden's popular Foreign Minister, in the upscale NK department store in central Stockholm. Swedish newspapers said Svensson, 35, was a high school dropout and had been convicted of more than 40 past crimes, including gross fraud, violence, physical abuse, theft and threats with a knife....

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