Homicide investigating in Neugraben |

Neugraben. Police officers from Police Station 47 (PK 47) provisionally arrested a 42-year-old German this morning. He is suspected of fatally injuring a man who has not yet been identified. The homicide commission (LKA 41) has started the investigation in close cooperation with the Hamburg public prosecutor’s office.

According to initial findings, the men had stayed together in an apartment in Neugraben before the perpetrator used massive violence against the victim for reasons that were previously unknown. He then fled on foot.

Despite treatment by an emergency doctor who was called, the victim died at the scene of his serious injuries.

Information from witnesses and immediately initiated police searches for the perpetrator led to the arrest of the suspect not far from the scene of the crime.

Specialists from the Murder Commission (LKA 41) took over the further investigations, in particular into the background to the crime.

It is checked whether the arrested person will be brought before a magistrate. The investigations are ongoing.


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