Tuesday, July 3, 2012


Sad news. Iwan Hedman Morelius died suddenly on June 21, 2012.

He is mourned and missed by family and friends.

Iwan Morelius was born in Stockholm in 1931 and served in the Swedish army from 1950 to 1981. In 1968 he founded the long-running DAST Magazine dedicated to his life-long passion for crime fiction. He became an enthusiastic expert on the international crime-writing scene and although retired and living in Spain with his wife Margareta, wrote a monthly column online in Swedish.

Iwan was so supportive of the Scandinavian issue of Mystery Readers Journal, sending articles and emails of various writers to be included.

Here are some links to obituaries (in Swedish)



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