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Angler pulls body parts from the channel in Hamburg – the police give the first details

2023-01-16T06:57:59.911Z


Angler pulls body parts from the channel in Hamburg – the police give the first details Created: 01/16/2023 07:52 By: Johannes Nuss An angler fished body parts out of the Ernst August Canal in Wilhelmsburg. © Jonas Walzberg/dpa An angler fished body parts out of the Ernst August Canal in Wilhelmsburg. A police operation was ended in the early evening. First details are known. Update from Sund


Angler pulls body parts from the channel in Hamburg – the police give the first details

Created: 01/16/2023 07:52

By: Johannes Nuss

An angler fished body parts out of the Ernst August Canal in Wilhelmsburg.

© Jonas Walzberg/dpa

An angler fished body parts out of the Ernst August Canal in Wilhelmsburg.

A police operation was ended in the early evening.

First details are known.

Update from Sunday, January 15, 2023, 8:33 p.m .:

Gruesome find while fishing: A man fished a bag with body parts from the Ernst August Canal in Hamburg on Sunday.

A police spokesman said in the evening that it was clearly human remains.

Several media had previously reported.

According to the information, the angler had informed the police about the find around 11:00 a.m.

Divers and the homicide squad immediately moved in to search the canal for more body parts.

The operation ended around 7:00 p.m. on Sunday evening, as reported

by 24hamburg.de

.

Creepy: Angler pulls body parts from the Dove-Elbe in Wilhelmsburg

Three bridges cross the site.

A photographer from the German Press Agency reported that the next houses were more than 100 meters away and not in sight.

Overall, it is a quiet place that does not invite you to go for a walk.

The police spokesman did not provide any further details about the find.

It is still unclear whether it is the remains of one or more people and of which gender.

Homicide investigating.

More information will not be available until Monday, the police spokesman said.

(dpa/jon)

Scary find: Angler pulls body parts from the Dove-Elbe in Wilhelmsburg

First report from Sunday, January 15, 2023, 5:59 p.m.:

Hamburg – Investigators from the homicide squad of the Hamburg police are currently on duty in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg in the area of ​​the Vogelhüttendeich.

As the

Hamburger Abendblatt

reported in its online edition, citing the situation service, an angler fished body parts out of the canal in the morning and then informed the police.

As the report goes on to say, the angler first pulled a lady's slipper and bone out of the water.

It is believed to have been human bones.

But that was not all: Shortly thereafter, the angler pulled a plastic bag with more pieces of bone out of the canal, which he was unable to pull ashore.

No further information has been provided by the police so far.

(jon)

Source: merkur

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