According to the investigation, the woman’s fate could not be an isolated case: “Meanwhile, other victims have been identified,” said a spokesman for the Public Ministry. “In line with the current status of the investigation, the police and prosecutors are assuming that there are other potential victims.” The search for the alleged crime scene and investigations also confirmed this suspicion.
The 37-year-old is accused of taking hostages in combination with particularly serious rape and dangerous bodily harm. He was taken to a psychiatric hospital with an arrest warrant, the prosecutor’s spokesman said. The man’s 23-year-old brother reportedly provided help. He was arrested on suspicion of complicity and complicity.