Horrible scenes unfolded during the night in Cottbus. An Afghan man (32 years old) killed his wife (28 years old) in the middle of the street. Witnesses had observed how the man “used massive violence” on the mother of his three children.The crime took place last Sunday night on a sidewalk in the middle of a housing estate. At 7:30 pm eyewitnesses called the police. They are said to have observed how the 32-year-old “used massive violence” on his wife, who is also from Afghanistan.A horrible suspicion: did the Afghan kill his wife with his bare hands? When asked about the murder weapon, the police remained silent for the time being. Whether a knife was involved, one could not yet say.For the mother of three children any rescue came too late. She died at the scene. The children aged 3, 6 and 10 years are now in the custody of the youth welfare office.