A press conference regarding the preliminary investigation of operations performed at Karolinska University Hospital

Published: 10/10/2017 9:18:00 AM

Prosecutors and the police will hold a press conference on 12 October concerning the investigation of a surgeon who was formerly employed at Karolinska University Hospital where he performed surgeries of tracheas.

The surgeon has been notified of the suspicions against him for three cases of causing another's death, gross crime, as well as causing bodily harm, gross crime, and one case of causing bodily harm, gross crime. The surgeries were performed between 2011 and 2013.At the press conference, the prosecutors will comment on the comprehensive investigation and share new information.

Place, time and registration

Place: Stockholm County Police, Kungsholmsgatan 45Time: 11 am Thursday 12 October, doors open at 10.30Registration: please contact [email protected] no later than 2pm Tuesday 10 October. Include press ID or certificate from editorial staff. Please note only accredited journalists can attend.Public Prosecutor Jennie Nordin, Public Prosecutor Anders Tordai and Detective Chief Inspector Jonna Aasma Prokop will attend the press conference. The prosecutors' presentation will be interpreted from Swedish into English. There will be opportunities for interviews after the presentation. Questions will also be interpreted from Swedish into English, and vice versa, if needed. The prosecutors will not give interviews at any other time than at the press conference.

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