During a dispute in the Czech Republic, a toddler was stabbed to death. The father is said to have held his son in his arms when it happened. © Robert Michael/dpa/Symbolbild
In the Czech city of Most, a toddler was stabbed to death in the street. It is said to have been the victim of an argument between two men.
Most – A terrible act has occurred in the Czech Republic. In the town of Most, a toddler was stabbed to death in the street on Saturday, May 27, 2023. As the police announced the next day, it is said to have been the victim of a dispute between two men, according to initial findings. The two adults had been provisionally arrested.
Toddler stabbed to death in the Czech Republic during a dispute – father still held his son in his arms
As CNN Prima News reports, the child's father was still holding his son in his arms when he was attacked by the other man in an argument. The TV channel refers to an eyewitness, according to which the alleged stabber would have hit the boy directly in the neck.
According to various media reports, the child was three to four years old. The homicide occurred not far from the city center of Most (Brüx). Police are currently searching the area of the crime scene for clues and an unspecified object that could be related to the crime, they say.
The industrial city with around 65,000 inhabitants is located in the northwest of the Czech Republic, just under 30 kilometers from the border with Saxony. Parts of the village have been considered a social hotspot for years. (han/dpa)