17-year-old stabbed in Flensburg: arrest warrant sought

17-year-old stabbed in Flensburg: arrest warrant

Directly from the dpa news channel

Flensburg (dpa / lno) – A 17-year-old teenager was killed in a flat in Flensburg with a stabbing weapon. As the police announced on Tuesday, the girl had been found there the previous evening with several stab wounds. Resuscitation attempts were unsuccessful, confirmed a police spokeswoman reports of the “Flensburger Tageblatt” and NDR 1 wave north. Against a 18-year-old, who is said to have known the victim, the prosecutor’s office has warrant for suspicion of manslaughter, said the chief prosecutor Ulrike Stahlmann-Liebelt the German Press Agency.

During the Tuesday, the young man was to be brought before the magistrate. Whether warrants will be issued or not, but will probably not be announced until Wednesday, said the lawyer. The police have secured the murder weapon. However, Stahlmann-Liebelt did not provide any information with regard to the ongoing investigations.

The relationship between the victim and the perpetrator was not yet clear. “We assume that the two have known each other better,” said Stahlmann-Liebelt. “But as the relationship was accurate, we have yet to wait for further investigation.” About origin and nationality, there was no information.

The prosecutor described the course of action with these words: “So far we can say the following: On Monday evening, the police and the ambulance service were called to an apartment in Flensburg city: There should be a badly injured young woman and actually was a 17-year-old girl there She was found to have had several stab wounds and was still trying to resuscitate her, but unfortunately that did not succeed – she died. ”

Why the suspicion is directed against the provisionally arrested 18-year-old, Stahlmann-Liebelt did not want to say. “We are currently investigating a crime because of the circumstances, but the investigation is just beginning.” Search for possible witnesses who may have heard something. “We will also carry out further evaluations and can then provide details in the next few days.”

The online edition of the “Flensburger Tageblatt” reported that the multi-family house in which the deed took place was inhabited by 25 tenants – a new building moved into in October 2016, after a house had been completely destroyed by arson at the same location. The killed 17-year-old had lived in an apartment in the new building. Neighbors reported that she often had a visit from the suspect. “One could think they live together,” was a unnamed tenant quoted. The two were initially inconspicuous, in the past, however, it had often come to dispute. “There have been loud arguments, physically, the two have come together,” said the tenant. Neighbors had heard loud screams at 6 pm on the tuesday.

In Berlin, the violent death of a 14-year-old makes headlines. A 15-year-old classmate confessed to stabbing the girl last Wednesday in Alt-Hohenschönhausen. The German was arrested on Sunday in his parents’ home. According to prosecutors, the motive of the alleged perpetrator is still unclear. It will continue to be determined, even in the environment of the victim, it was said on Tuesday. A judge had issued on Monday arrest warrant against the 15-year-old man for manslaughter.

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