he told in his last interview, which took place three weeks before, that he at the weekend fell asleep after a short illness.
"It's a little strange. You think after so many years, everything is forgotten, but it is the fortunately not, and I'm glad. For there is still someone who goes around and has a bad conscience somewhere. It is the unsolved. And that is what bothers me," said the 75-year-old man in an interview with TV 2 Nord.
Ove Hansen - who was nicknamed the 'Pedal-Ove' as a result of his employment as fritidsmusiker - became a household name in 1982 when he was convicted of killing his ex-wife, Brita Hansen.
She was the 12. december 1981 disappeared without a trace - and only seven months later was her body found in the harbour.
It turned out that she had been strangled.
the Pedal-Ove was then sent to prison for 12 years, but ten years later he was acquitted.
Reporters from the DR had dug out new details in the case - among other things, two witnesses, who gave the Pedal Ove an alibi.
the Matter was later known as 'the biggest miscarriage of justice'.
Brita Hansen's killer has never been found - and recently got the case yet again on everyone's lips, when, in november published a new book about the case, like that on the TV 2 is a new documentary by the name of 'the Mystery of the Pedal-Ove', which re-opened the discussion once again.
The raised-namely doubts about the witnesses explanation and Pedal-Down alibi.
On TV 2 Nord told Pedal-Ove in the interview three weeks ago that he maintains his innocence.
the Case is recorded also Pedal-Ove on his deathbed, where he chose to give a last message to his son, Mads Hansen:
"'You just need to know one thing: It was not me who beat your mother to death. It is another idiot who has done it'," he said supposedly on his deathbed to his son, told Mads Hansen over the weekend in an sms to TV 2.
Ove Hansen died Saturday evening at Aalborg university Hospital as a result of a pneumonia.
Of TV 2 decided to postpone the third and final section of the documentary series on the case.Updated Date: 25 November 2019, 07:00