Man in custody after knife attack on partner

Crime – Herne : Man after knife attack on partner in custody

A man wears handcuffs. Photo: Stefan Sauer/dpa/Illustration (Photo: dpa)

Directly from the dpa news channel

Herne (dpa / lnw) – A 30-year-old man is in prison after allegedly fatally injuring his partner with a knife. A magistrate ordered the man into custody, the police said on Monday. The woman underwent emergency surgery after the attack on Friday night and, according to police, was then in a stable condition.

According to the investigators, the couple does not live permanently in Germany and lived in a hotel room in Herne at the time of the crime. The 30-year-old initially fled, but the police were able to arrest him shortly afterwards.

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