Posti employee has passed away as a victim of a very serious act of violence – we are deeply shocked by the sad news


Our employee, who worked in our early-morning delivery was a victim of a serious act of violence on their distribution route on the night of November 17 in Myyrmäki, Vantaa. To our great sorrow, we have been informed that our employee has passed away of the injuries suffered in the attack.

"Our whole work community is deeply shocked by what has happened and the very sad news. Our thoughts are with the family and loved ones of our deceased colleague, and we want to express our deepest condolences for them in these difficult and hard times. We hope that the family, loved ones and our work community of our deceased colleague are allowed to process the grief in peace," says Timo Koskinen, Senior Vice President, Human Recourses at Posti.

"We make sure that the work community and colleagues have all possible support and help in handling the matter. We have offered and continue to offer crisis assistance, and here our internal team is also supported by crisis assistance professionals from our occupational health services. We also offer support to the next of kin," he continues.

The police informed that they have taken one person in custody and the suspect is presented for arrest on 20 November. The police are continuing to investigate the crime and are responsible for providing further information.