Vienna – Successful investigation in the case of the killed Leonie (13)! As the “Kronen Zeitung” reports, investigators are said to have arrested the third suspect in the case of the abused and suffocated child on Thursday night!
The young Afghan is also said to be an asylum seeker.
Inspector Markus Dittrich (33) from the Vienna State Police Directorate to BILD: “I ask for a little patience: In the murder case, of course, something can change every minute or hour. At the moment I cannot confirm a third arrest. “
▶ ︎ According to “Krone”, the investigators assume that Leonie (13) was raped several times by a group of men.
The men deposited their corpses not far from the crime scene, on a strip of greenery, and then went calmly to their everyday life.
Terrible crime in Austria
On Saturday, the body of the 13-year-old girl was discovered by passers-by on a green area leaning against a tree. She was severely bruised. Resuscitation attempts by the witnesses and emergency services were unsuccessful. According to the autopsy, little Leonie was suffocated.
Two suspects were arrested on Monday evening: The men are 16 and 18 years old and come from Afghanistan – and are known to the police! From the outset, it was not ruled out that other people might have been involved in the crime.