Two weeks after the Kassel government President Walter Lübcke, was shot dead on his terrace in wolf Hagen-Istha found, the murder case, possibly before the enlightenment.

special forces of the police have taken in the night to Saturday a 45-Year-old in Kassel festival. The man was urgent suspicion, was from the Hesse state office of criminal investigation (LKA). An investigating judge of the district court of Kassel, I have now “adopted on the basis of the circumstantial situation” a warrant of arrest against the Suspect. He seats already in custody.

Matching reports in the media (“Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung”, “Bild”), and then the man to the right-wing extremist Milieu and already because of a serious Crime, the police is known, is not confirmed, the investigator first. You don’t want to “make the protection of the investigation” no further information, for example concerning the identity and possible motive of the arrested. In the case of the Suspect it was not, however, in the past week on the North sea coast in lower Saxony detained man. With him there had been “no evidence of complicity”, police said.

police advised in the case of the murder of Walter Lübcke, a Soko, a

The specially created special Commission “Liemecke” with about 50 detectives had determined in the past few weeks, around the clock, under considerable public pressure, numerous witnesses, and extensive traces secured. “The arrest was made on the basis of a trace of DNA hit,” said the LKA. Further details of the investigation, to disclose the LKA Hessen and the office of the public Prosecutor in Kassel in the coming week at a press conference.

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By Daniel Wüstenberg

The CDU politician Walter Lübcke was. in the night of Sunday, the 2 June, lifeless on the terrace of his residential house. He died of a gunshot wound to the head. The shot has been delivered according to the investigation at close range with a “short gun”, so with a pistol or a Revolver.

Lübcke had used in 2015 as the head of the government Presidium of Kassel for the accommodation of Refugees and on an event say, who do not share certain values of living together, could leave the country. Death threats were the result, the top civil servants in the meantime, under police protection.

Walter Lübcke was 65 years old. He was after a funeral service at the 13. June with the Protocol of honor statements on Saturday buried. Lübcke leaves behind a wife and two adult sons.

note: in a previous Version of the article it was said that the arrest was made in the night of Sunday, actually this happened on Saturday morning at 2 o’clock. We have corrected the Passage and apologize.

sources: Hessisches Landeskriminalamt, “Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung”, “Bild”, DPA news Agency