After the violent death of a pensioner married couple on Christmas eve in Nordhausen, the investigators have taken a suspect. The 56-Year-old come from the environment of the victim and had admitted their guilt, police said on Friday evening.

The man from the town of Nordhausen, had been taken in the afternoon after a DNA hit in the trace analysis in his home and in the early evening of intermediaries has been heard. “The motive is still no information can be made”, – stated in the message. The man is scheduled to be presented on Saturday a judge.

The bodies of the 82-Year-old and his 80-year-old wife were discovered on Monday morning by neighbors. They were, according to police in the yard of her house, which was probably also the scene of the crime.

Yet on Tuesday night the bodies were examined. It was confirmed that the Couple came through massive violence claimed the lives of.

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