Missing dead discovered in Berlin – evidence of cannibalism
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A 44-year-old mechanic from Berlin had been missing for two months, and dogs discovered his remains. Traces on the bones now point to a crime reminiscent of the case of the cannibal von Rotenburg.
NAfter the remains of a man from Berlin who had been missing for around two months, there are indications of cannibalism. The spokesman for the public prosecutor, Martin Steltner, said on Thursday evening when asked.
Previously reported “image“And” BZ “(online), there is a suspicion that the missing person was the victim of a cannibal. The suspect came into custody. The spokesman for the Berlin public prosecutor’s office did not want to comment on further details from the investigation.
A judge on Thursday issued an arrest warrant for low-level sex murder Motives against the 41-year-old German. According to information from the dpa, the suspect is a teacher of mathematics and chemistry and is said to have been in relevant forums for homosexuals. That was also reported by “Bild”. Accordingly, they secured extensive chat logs.
Victim worked as a fitter
The crime came to light after fragments of bones were found in a forest in Berlin more than ten days ago. They are the remains of the 44-year-old German who has been missing since September 5th. A homicide investigation then revealed that he was the victim of a crime. According to the police, the man was a fitter in the overhead line construction. He had left his shared apartment in Berlin shortly before midnight and initially disappeared without a trace, according to a statement from October.
Investigations by the homicide commission and the public prosecutor’s office, in which, among other things, people and corpse detection dogs were used, later led to the 41-year-old from Berlin-Pankow, who is now in custody on suspicion of sex murder. During the search, a sack truck was discovered in his cellar, as well as a larger cool box in the study – but this was empty, reports the “Bild”.
The case of the “Cannibal von Rotenburg” from 2000 became known as a spectacular crime in Germany. The perpetrator had met his future victim through a personal ad in an Internet forum. In 2006, the Frankfurt Regional Court sentenced the murderer to life imprisonment.