More body parts turned up! After an initial find in the Ore Mountains, walkers discovered body parts again. Much is still unclear at first.
Gornau / Amtsberg – After body parts were found last Thursday near Gornau (Saxony), more human body parts were found on a forest path on Saturday, the police announced on Monday.
After a walker pointed out, the emergency services set off to a piece of forest near the S 232. “Since the suspicion of human body parts was confirmed after an initial inspection, the forensic investigation was initiated immediately,” said the police. This lasted into the night at the site.
Body parts in the Ore Mountains pose a mystery to the police
According to the police, the body parts found were examined by forensic medicine on Sunday. Final statements on the circumstances of death are currently not possible, it said. Whether the body parts found belonged to a person is still being checked. According to their own information, the investigators do not expect a result before the end of the week. Identity determination would also be continued.
The Chemnitz public prosecutor’s office and the Chemnitz criminal police are currently assuming a crime – and are investigating “on suspicion of a homicide”.
Erzgebirge: body parts discovered in a field
On Thursday (August 26, 2021) body parts were found in a field in Gornau (Erzgebirgskreis) near the B 174. The police were on site with a helicopter and a special dog. The area around the site was extensively searched. A drone was also used to secure evidence. However, the extended search measures on Friday were unsuccessful. (ml)