In line with the Norwegiannews ’TV 2’, the stabbing occurred recently on the Mondaymorning at the 24-year-old victim’shousein Majorstuen,anaffluent neighborhood inOslo,somewhatbetween 7:50 am to 12:10 pm —afterone inhis roommates discovered the crime scene.
As per the sources within the Oslo police department told ‘TV 2’ that the murder victim had completed a bitcoin trade shortly before the tragic incidentoccurred as his social circle wereaware tohis cryptocurrency dealings.
The leader of theOslopolice department’s head of intelligence and investigations ‘Grete LIen Metlid’ unit, told the publication that investigators wereattentive toa tip involving aattainableBitcoin [BTC]linkage,howeverhe declined to elaborateany further.
“Wearefamiliar witha tiplinking toBitcoin [BTC], however at now we’ll not give any additional informationconcerningthe investigation,”aforementionedMetlid,in line witha rough translation, adding that the department investigates “widely”and that“economic motives”arecontinuouslya primarypaceof interest for investigators.
As at the time of reporting, the policedidn’thave any suspects, nor had theycreatedany arrests. According tonative reports,forensicanalystscontinuedto analysethe scene more broadly.