Submarine Owner Who Was Last Seen With Missing Journalist Says She Died In 'Accident' While At Sea

He says he buried her afterward, but her body has yet to be found.

By Sowmya Krishnamurthy

The submarine owner with whom missing journalist Kim Wall was last seen says she died in an "accident."

According to CNNthe submarine's owner, Peter Madsen, admitted he buried Wall in an "unspecified place" in Køge Bay during a court hearing in Denmark.

Wall had been missing since August 11 when she boarded Madsen's homemade submarine. The freelancer, whose work has appeared in Time, The New York Times and The Guardianwas reportedly working on a story about the inventor.

He has been charged with manslaughter.

His lawyer, Betina Hald, Engmark told Denmark's TV2 that he "accepts the arrest but still denies the crime." Initially, he denied any connection to the incident.

Thirty-year-old Wall's body has not been found. Swedish authorities used ships and helicopters to search for her over the weekend. Madsen is still being held by authorities.

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