The day after the deadly knife attack in Dusseldorf, missing on any trace of the alleged perpetrator. The police are now looking for him in public. Apparently he and the victim knew each other very well.
After the deadly knife has attacked a woman in Dusseldorf, the police are now looking for the alleged perpetrator. During a press conference, prosecutors and criminal police released a photo of the suspect Ali S. Tuesday, he and the victim knew each other very well. There is no trace of the man until now.
Ali S. (44) would have stabbed the 36-year-old Anna S. on Monday morning at 7.40 in the Düsseldorf-Bilk district. A witness saw, according to the researchers, how the next victim met him, followed by the alleged perpetrator. Then he would have heard screams, turned around and saw the man attack Anna S. with a "bigger knife". The woman would have suffered numerous punctures and wounds, of which only three would have been fatal, said lead researcher Guido Adler of the Homicide Dusseldorf.
Witnesses were still prosecuting the suspect
Helpers were on the spot quickly. But they could not have helped the woman because of the seriousness of the injuries, so Adler. Two people would have added the suspect, who would have put him in a bush shortly thereafter. S. but would have threatened both with the knife. He then escaped.
Broken door in Düsseldorf: the apartment was stormed while searching for Ali S.
The police take a relationship action. Ali S., an Iranian refugee who has lived in Germany since 2001 and worked in a kiosk near the crime scene, and Anna S. would have had a "closer relationship". Whether this was friendly or in partnership, was not yet certain, said lead researcher Adler.
But it seems clearer that the suspect suffered from a mental illness. Adler spoke of a disability of 50 percent. But whether this affects p. Behavior on the tattoo had to show the further investigation, the official said.
Search without result
The police had started a large-scale search after the deadly attack. Special forces stormed the house of the suspect, acquaintances and relatives of the suspect were contacted and search dogs were used, said prosecutor Martin Stücker. However, without result.
"We currently have no clues about where the suspect is hiding," Adler said. He therefore hopes that now the search for new findings in the audience. S. would have worn a light blue jogging suit at the time of the crime, plus a blue cap. He has short dark hair and a three-day beard. Adler strongly advised against contacting the suspect.