Tuesgaard is a minor character in the first season. He is played by guest star Nis Bank-Mikkelsen. He is a medical examiner in Copenhagen. He reports further findings in the murder of Nanna Birk Larsen on Thursday 6 November. He tells DCI Sarah Lund that the murder was premeditated and that the victim was held captive, raped repeatedly and then cleaned up prior to her murder. He predicts that the murderer has killed before.