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Swedish 'serial killer' Sture Bergwall set for retrial

A man once considered Sweden's worst serial killer has won retrials for three murders after withdrawing confessions made in the 1990s.

Sture Bergwall retracted his confessions in 2008, saying they had been made under the influence of medication, to attract attention.

Following a documentary broadcast about him in the same year, five other convictions were overturned.

Jenny Kuttim, who worked on the documentary, told BBC Radio 4's Today programme how the case unfolded.

  • 02 Feb
  • From the section Europe