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Norway killer Anders Behring Breivik reconstructs Utoya shooting spree for police

The AP reports:

Restrained by a harness, Anders Behring Breivik reconstructed his actions for police in a secret daylong trip back to the crime scene where he killed 69 people at Utoya island near Oslo.

The 32-year-old Breivik described the shootings in close detail during an eight-hour tour on the island with up to a dozen police, prosecutor Paal-Fredrik Hjort Kraby told a news conference in Oslo.

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Under heavily armored police guard, Anders Behring Breivik (left, in red T-shirt) returns to Utoya island on August 13 to reconstruct his actions during a shooting spree on the island.

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Breivik travels on the ferry under police guard.


The reconstruction took place amid a massive security operation that aimed to avoid escape attempts by Breivik and protect him against potential avengers. Breivik walked roughly the same route as the one he took during the shooting spree and explained what happened with as little interference as possible from police, Hjort Kraby said.

The entire hearing was filmed by police and may later be used in court, he added.


Trond Solberg / VG - Scanpix Norway via SIPA

Trond Solberg / VG - Scanpix Norway via SIPA

Breivik (top left, in red) leads police around the island.

Video images of the reconstruction published by Norwegian daily VG show Breivik arriving at Utoya with the same ferry he used to get to the island last month. Breivik wore a bulletproof vest and a harness connected to a leash over a red T-shirt and jeans as he casually led police around the island.

Breivik is seen pointing out locations along the way and simulating shots into the water, where panicked teenagers dove in to try to escape from him.

"The suspect showed he wasn't emotionally unaffected by being back at Utoya ... but didn't show any remorse," Hjort Kraby told reporters. Read the full story.

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Confessed killer Anders Breivik returned to the Norwegian youth camp where he killed 69 people to reenact his bloodbath for police. NBC's Michelle Kosinski reports.



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