Danish inventor Peter Madsen has admitted to dismembering journalist Kim Wall but denies killing her, according to police.

Danish police say that inventor Peter Madsen has admitted to dismembering Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who was researching a story in August on board a submarine he built. He denies killing her and maintains that her death was an accident, authorities say.
Madsen was alone when he was rescued from the sinking UC3 Nautilus, which police believe he sunk deliberately. As NPR’s Colin Dwyer has reported, he initially claimed that he dropped Wall off safely the same day they set out — then he changed his story, saying he “buried her at sea” after a heavy hatch fell on her head.
Divers later found Wall’s severed head in Denmark’s Køge Bay. As NPR’s Amy Held reported, police said there were “no signs of fracture or blunt force trauma to the skull,” casting doubt on Madsen’s claims. The head was in a bag weighted down with metal, authorities said.
Now, according to a Copenhagen …