Monday, June 11, 2018

Germany: Turkish man stabs 15-year-old girl in city park -- She died in hospital

On Monday, a homicide was committed in the Casino garden in Viersen around noon. The crime took place in the city park, where a man stabbed a young woman and then fled the scene. After a witness called the police via the emergency call, the seriously injured person was taken to hospital by rescue services. There she succumbed to her injuries after a short time and died. The victim did not carry any identification papers and her identity was initially unclear. Investigations to date have led to the victim's identification. According to this, she is a 15-year-old girl from Viersen and is of Romanian origin. As part of the search for the alleged perpetrator, a 25-year-old man escaped a police check. The man, who comes from Turkey, surrendered at the police station in Viersen in the early evening. He is known to the police and his possible involvement in the crime is currently being examined. The criminal police in Mönchengladbach has set up a homicide unit, the investigations are in full activity. Witnesses not yet recorded are requested to report to the Homicide Department on 02161 290.

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