Securing evidence at the crime scene: A sex worker was killed in Hanover
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Police arrested a suspect after the violent death of a sex worker in Hanover.
The 25-year-old is now in custody, as the police and public prosecutor announced in a joint press release.
According to this, the investigators of the "Flemes" homicide squad tracked down the accused man with the help of telephone data and arrested him on Thursday in the Hildesheim area.
The arrest warrant for the man on suspicion of manslaughter followed on Friday.
According to the current status of the investigation, the officials assume that the man killed the 53-year-old in her apartment last Sunday.
A neighbor had found the woman there lifeless and tied up.
According to the police, the woman ran a brothel in her apartment.
The forensic doctor ruled out an accident during a sex practice.
The background to the crime was initially unclear.
The investigation continues.
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