BERLIN (AP) — German police say a 55-year-old Frenchman has been arrested on suspicion of killing his young children in the eastern city of Dresden.
Police said Friday the children’s mother, a 26-year-old Senegalese citizen, is being treated in the hospital.
Neighbors of the couple alerted police to screaming late Thursday. Officers found the five-year-old boy dead at the scene and the mother and her two-year-old daughter severely injured. Both were rushed to hospital, where the daughter died overnight.
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The man was arrested in the vicinity.
Police declined to release the suspect’s name or provide details on the victims’ injuries.
In a separate incident, police in Offenbach near Frankfurt said a 44-year-old woman was shot dead in her car Friday. Officers are searching for a 42-year-old man who was likely known to her.
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