Suspect confesses to assaulting girl
Created: 01/10/2023 12:24 p.m
Candles and flowers are at the crime scene in Illerkirchberg.
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The suspect in the knife attack in Illerkirchberg has confessed to stabbing a girl several times with a knife.
This was announced on Tuesday by the police and public prosecutor's office in Ulm.
The 27-year-old man from Eritrea was questioned on January 5.
He also stated that he had not known the two girls before.
Illerkirchberg – According to the police, the information corresponds to the results of the trace analysis.
DNA traces of the killed 14-year-old were found on both the suspected knife and the man's clothing.
A 14-year-old girl died in the knife attack on December 5, and her 13-year-old friend was seriously injured.
The alleged perpetrator is in custody in a prison hospital.
The authorities did not provide any information on the man's possible motives.