Police: Genetic testing confirms foreigner in Norway suffering from memory loss is Czech

Genetic testing has confirmed that a foreign man found in Norway suffering from memory loss and speaking five languages is a Czech citizen, a spokeswoman for the Czech police presidium revealed Friday. Earlier, the 36-year-old, who was found in a snowdrift in Oslo last December, was recognised by members of his own family. There were indications that his hands had been bound and he told the AFP news agency that he been robbed and sexually assaulted. Czech police have informed their Norwegian counterparts, who are investigating, about the test results.

Author: Jan Velinger