Germany: two girls aged 12 and 13 kill a classmate

Germany: two girls aged 12 and 13 kill a classmate


Two preteen girls aged 12 and 13 are suspected of having stabbed to death a 12-year-old girl close to them in a forest near Freudenberg, the Koblenz public prosecutor's office announced on Tuesday. 

The young victim, Luise, “was killed by two girls she knew,” Koblenz prosecutor Mario Mannweiler told a press conference. press.

The two suspects “gave information about the case and finally confessed to the facts,” said Florian Locker, Koblenz police chief, at the same conference.

“The two suspects are under the age of 14 and are therefore not criminally responsible,” added Mr. Mannweiler, stressing the “exceptional and shocking” nature of the facts.

There is no did not give any details on the supposed reasons for their action, nor on the identity of the two suspects.

Luise's parents had alerted the police on Saturday evening, three hours later. after the disappearance of their daughter who had not returned home. His lifeless body was discovered on Sunday.