June 13, 2024

Columbus Post

Complete News World

Lewis case: Police call off search for murder weapon

Lewis case: Police call off search for murder weapon

Freudenberg (D)

Will the murder weapon ever be found in the case of Lewis (12)? The police stop searching

Despite great efforts, the search for the murder weapon in the case of slain twelve-year-old Louise was unsuccessful. As a result, the police called off the search.


Flowers and candles were laid at the site where 12-year-old Louise’s body was found.


  • On March 12, twelve-year-old Louis from Freudenberg in Siegerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, was found dead.

  • She died as a result of multiple stab wounds.

  • A 12-year-old girl and a 13-year-old girl from Lewis’ acquaintance circle pleaded guilty.

  • As the murder weapon has not yet been found, the police have suspended the search until further notice.

Police are searching for the murder weapon In Lewis’s case Abandoned until further notice. “Further searches are not planned at this time,” Senior State Attorney Patrick Baron von Grothes from the Seegan State Attorney’s Office said Monday. According to German media reports, several attempts were made to find the murder weapon, but were always unsuccessful.

See also  Forest fire risk - Help for forest fires: Switzerland alone in Europe - News

Even sniffer dogs and technical tools would not have succeeded in the search. The search was difficult for two reasons in particular: it was imprecise The locus of truth Known and could not narrow down the search area. Hence, the chances of finding them are slim.

Lewis died as a result of “multiple stab wounds”.

Twelve-year-old Louise from Freudenberg in Siegerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, never came home after visiting a friend. Following this, the parents informed the police, and the police launched an intensive search. In a forest near the former Wiltenburg train station, a police officer found what they were looking for with the help of a search dog.

Lewis died as a result of “multiple stab wounds,” according to investigators. “After more than 40 years of service, there are still incidents that make you speechless,” the deputy police chief said during a press conference.

The culprits are still in charge of the crime

Criminals Two girls aged 12 and 13; They are said to be friends with Lewis. After the meeting with the two, it must have come into action. The girls gave the details of the crime to the investigating officers and gave a statement to them. However, due to privacy and youth safety concerns, only a few details of the crime were made public.

The motive for the crime is unclear. “As far as the question of possible motive is concerned, the matter is very complicated. An adult cannot understand what is the motive for a crime against children,” said Mario Mannweiler, head of the responsible public prosecutor’s office.

See also  Heatwave in Europe - Fires in Tenerife and Lesbos cause concern - News

Because both offenders are under the age of 14 and not criminally responsible, there will be no criminal sanctions, according to the state attorney’s office.

Are you moaning or laments Someone you know

You can find help here:

Hand givenConcern Hotline, Tel. 143

Seelsorge.netProvide Reformed and Catholic churches

Muslim pastoral care, Tel. 043 205 21 29

Jewish Welfare, [email protected]

Lifewith.chFor affected siblings

Association Familientrauerbegleitung.ch

Rainbow Switzerland AssociationHelp for bereaved families

Support groups

For the youthCounseling for Children and Youth, Tel. 147

to old ageCounseling the elderly in difficult life situations

Stay up-to-date on your favorite topics and never miss news on current world events with daily updates.
Get the most important information direct to your inbox every day.