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Balcony Falls – Accidents or Honor Killings?
A Swedish police investigation into the death of a 28-year-old woman who fell off a third floor balcony is trying to determine if it was an accident or an honor killing.
The dead woman had only recently moved to Sweden from Morocco to join her husband, who was briefly arrested in the investigation. According to a report posted by the Islam in Europe blog, a Stockholm University researcher is studying a similar case involving a 16-year-old girl. Devin Rexvid's study involves a death in which police also suspected honor killing, but were unable to generate enough evidence to prosecute:
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