They sought their fortune in Paraguay. Now Bernard b. * (62) and his daughter (14) are dead. The bodies of a 62-year-old and a 14-year-old girl were found by a friend at a family home about 30 kilometers southeast of the capital, Asuncion, according to local media reports.
The Foreign Office in Berlin confirmed the deaths of two Germans on Tuesday. The incident took place on October 22 and the local embassy took care of the case as a consular officer. In Germany, “Built” first announced it on Tuesday.
Local media have reported, citing investigators, that police believe the robbery may have been a possible motive, according to preliminary findings. The criminals crossed the fence around the property in Patino, near the city of Aragua. Hugo Grans, media commissioner for the ABC Color Group, said the house had been looted.
The scientist was tortured
Forensic pathologist Hector Mesa told reporters the two victims died in the shooting, presumably with the same weapon. The father was shot in the neck.
“There are signs that he has been tortured before because he has bruises on his face.” Her daughter was found in a bathtub filled with water. “She has a gunshot wound to the abdomen (…). She may have bled to death, ”he added.
The slain German was a Bavarian scientist who had lived in South America for many years, according to other reports. He also devoted himself to repairing instruments such as the violin. (SDA / jmh)
* Known name to the editor