Police detain four people after Helsinki homicide

Patrol cars were deployed to Pitäjänmäki neighbourhood around 22:30 on Tuesday night.

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File picture of police van / Credit: News Now Finland

Police in Helsinki have detained four people in connection with an apparent homicide in the city.

Officers were called to the capital’s Pitäjänmäki neighbourhood around 22:30 on Tuesday, and police say they deployed several patrol vehicles to the area.

Four people were arrested in connection with the incident in a private home.

The victim is believed to be a man.

Police say that a pre-trial investigation is now underway and they’re not releasing any further information at this time.