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Child corpse found in abduction suspect's car

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Child corpse found in abduction suspect's car
Images of Mohamed (l) and his alleged abductor (r). Photos: Polizei Berlin
13:49 CET+01:00
Berlin police have arrested a man believed to be linked to the abduction of Mohamed Januzi, a refugee child missing since early October. The body of a child was found in the man's car.

"In the Mohamed case we've arrested a 32-year-old suspect. In his car, we found the body of a child," Berlin police tweeted on Thursday.

Just one day earlier, police had released CCTV images of the alleged abductor captured in the northern Berlin district of Moabit.

Officers had been walking around the area showing the photos to passers-by in case anyone could identify the suspect.

Two anonymous individuals had offered €5,000 each to anyone coming forward with information about the man leading to his arrest.

It is not yet clear whether the alleged man gave himself up or was captured by officers.

The Süddeutsche Zeitung reported that the child's identity and the cause of death will be confirmed by an autopsy later on Thursday.

SEE ALSO: Police hunt suspect after refugee child snatched

 
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