On Tuesday evening at about 21.20 hrs, the inhabitants of an apartment building in Freiberg called the police.Previously they had heard screams from a neighbouring apartment.
Police and paramedics immediately drove to the scene of the crime in the street Straße der Einheit.
According to Chemnitz police, the officers spotted a woman in the hallway who was already dead and for whom any help came too late. The emergency doctor could only confirm the death of the 33-year-old woman.
Based on the circumstances in which the body was found, there were indications that the woman of Afghan origin was the victim of a violent crime. Criminal investigators began an investigation on the spot.
Another resident (39 years old), who also lives in this apartment and who was slightly injured, finally surrendered.
There is a strong suspicion that he had used violence on the woman and thus killed her.
The man of Afghan nationality was provisionally arrested shortly after midnight. According to the police, an arrest warrant was issued for the 39-year-old suspect. He is already on his way to a prison.