A body is found under the Berlin TV tower on Alexanderplatz. The police assume a violent crime. Then there is an arrest.
Berlin – After a body was found under the television tower on Alexanderplatz in Berlin, a man was arrested on Friday evening. There is an urgent suspicion, said a police spokesman. Further details are not yet available. The “Bild” had previously reported an arrest.
City cleaning staff discovered the body that morning. According to the police, the dead man was found in the area between stairs and water features. His injuries indicated a homicide. Therefore, the body should be autopsied.
A homicide squad investigated the cordoned off site. This also included securing evidence. The police spokesman did not want to say anything about the identity of the man or the nature of his injuries due to the ongoing investigation. dpa