The murder of the 13-year-old girl in Vienna shocked. Now the mother of the killed Leonie speaks for the first time.
Vienna – Passers-by discovered the body of a girl on a green strip in Vienna-Donaustadt. Her body was leaning against a tree, marked with numerous bruises and bruises. The Viennese police have been investigating at full speed since the terrible find at the weekend. Shocking details come to light every day.
Murder of Leonie (13) in Vienna: fourth suspect wanted across Europe
Two suspected men from Afghanistan are already in custody. In the night on Wednesday around 10 p.m. the police arrested a third alleged perpetrator – “a 23-year-old Afghan national”. A fourth suspect – a 22-year-old also from Afghanistan – is being searched for with a European arrest warrant, as Austria’s police chief Franz Ruf announced on Thursday. The four are suspected of having sexually abused the 13-year-old girl and caused her death.
Leonie’s mother speaks for the first time about her loss
The murder of Leonie shakes Austria. The victim was only 13 years old. The alleged main culprit, an 18-year-old Afghan, has multiple criminal records, according to the police.
Now the mother of the killed girl speaks for the first time. Leonie’s mother read in the media about the discovery of a dead girl in Vienna-Donaustadt. The police had published a personal description of the victim on Sunday, including details of the clothing. In an interview with today.at the 40-year-old speaks in the presence of her lawyer Florian Höllwarth.
“I never believed that it could be Leonie,” she said to her lawyer Florian Höllwarth according to the Austrian portal. The mother finally recognized her daughter by the hoodie with the inscription “Live or Die” and by the distinctive eye color “conspicuously light green eyes”. In a panic, she reported to the police. A little later, officials from Vienna were on the doorstep in Tulln (Lower Austria). The world collapsed for the mother (40) and the father (39). Leonie’s mother works today.at according to nursing and her father as an emergency paramedic.
Leonie’s mother did not have the strength to identify her daughter from photos. Your sons had to take on this duty.
Murder of a 13-year-old in Vienna: the mother’s grief turns into anger
“Leonie was very independent very early on. If I had known who she was in contact with, I would have forbidden her, ”said the 40-year-old. She also said that there had been more problems with Leonie because the girl did not come home.
The grief is great. But the anger grows. “I am so angry. Why hasn’t this person been deported long ago? ”Asks the mother. “My little one trusted a 16-year-old who probably took her to the older one in the apartment and that was her death sentence.”
Her daughter’s body has not yet been released. But Leonie’s mother wants to say goodbye to her beloved Leonie in a white coffin with white and red flowers. * Merkur.de is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA