Prophet Mohammed cartoonist Lars Vilks dies in car crash in Sweden
The Daily Telegraph says Swedish cartoonist Lars Vilks, who lived under police protection after his 2007 depiction of the Prophet Mohammed prompted death threats, died Sunday in a car accident.
The 75-year-old and two police officers were killed in a collision with an oncoming truck, Swedish police confirmed to AFP.
“This is being investigated like any other road accident. Because two policemen were involved, an investigation has been assigned to a special section of the prosecutor’s office,” a police spokesperson told AFP, adding that there was no suspicion of foul play.
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