After the deadly knife attack at a fair in Münster, the wanted suspect has been caught. The 21-year-old, accompanied by his lawyer, turned himself in to the police on Wednesday morning, police and prosecutors said. The young man is now being questioned, said a police spokesman.
An arrest warrant has been issued against the Kazakh on suspicion of murder. He is said to have stabbed a 31-year-old with a knife on Saturday evening at the Send fair after a dispute. The man died at the scene despite resuscitation measures being taken immediately. The cause of death, according to an autopsy, was a stab to the heart. The city of Münster had canceled the folk festival prematurely after the crime.
The police searched for the suspect with a photo. Witnesses, the investigation of the crime scene and video recordings had resulted in the urgent suspicion against the man known to the police, it said. Officials searched his apartment in Münster on Monday evening, but did not find him there.