By Enrique Tessieri
Migrant Tales was way ahead of the Finnish media when it was the first to reveal the ethnic backgrounds of the violent killing that occurred on Friday February 17 after a naturalized Finn who was born in Somalia went to a high school prom. Länsiväylä claims incorrectly that the police have now confirmed the ethnic backgrounds of the victim and the suspect, who is a white Finn.
The police confirmed to Migrant Tales the ethnic background of the victim three days later after the killing.
Migrant Tales was first before the Finnish the media in another tragic death that took place earlier involving a Somali in Oulu.
What was tragic about both deaths was the reaction of some bloggers. Some of these were wild fabrications with one matter in mind: To erase shame by pinning the crime on a suspect, whom some claimed was Somali. D4R and Migrant Tales were right on the ball all along. We knew the real facts behind the killing.
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