Saarbrücken / Dudweiler (ots) - Yesterday morning (September 14.09.2020th, 08) employees of a care service informed the police via an emergency call around 00 a.m. that the doorbell would not be opened for an 80-year-old to be cared for. Together with the PI Sulzbach forces, the apartment was entered and the woman was found dead.
The 58-year-old son of the deceased, who was initially inaccessible, was also in the apartment. According to initial findings, he tried to kill himself by taking drugs. The first clues suggested that the son killed the 80-year-old. He himself stated on the spot that he had killed his mother. The man was provisionally arrested and taken to hospital for further treatment. The public prosecutor's office submitted an application to issue a placement order.
The autopsy carried out today at the Homburg forensic medicine confirmed that the woman was killed by violence in the neck and by several knife stabs in the upper body.
The investigation continues.
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Originally written by: State Police Headquarters Saarland
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