The command of the police that entered the house of a suspected of distributing child pornography in Recklinghausen (North Rhine-Westphalia) last Friday it had received an unequivocal order. Had to collect hard drives, memory cards or USB drives if stored child pornographic material. During the registration of the home of Lars H., of 44 years, the police officers opened by chance the door of a closet and found a teenager hiding that looked at him with frightened eyes.
The surprise was double: the police found out that it was Marvin K., a child who had disappeared without a trace on June 11, 2017, at the age of 13. "The research showed that it was a minor of 15 years old who had been missing for a long time", has informed the police of Recklinghausen, situated 100 kilometres to the north of Cologne, in a press release. According to the account of the police, the child showed no external injuries and could move freely, since I was not tied up, nor gagged. The case is reminiscent of Natascha Kampusch, the young austrian who managed to escape in 2006 after spending eight years kidnapped.
To 11.37 of the 11th day of June, 2017, Marvin sent a message on WhatsApp at the centre for minors where he lived since the death of his father to ask what there was to eat. But from that communication, your mobile phone fell silent. The social workers of the centre, reported his disappearance and his mother began a search that has lasted two and a half years.
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"he hugged Me very strong and began to tremble. I said, 'Mom, take me home. I've been locked up for two and a half years and I have not been able to breathe fresh air'. The two cried. I took my hand and I don't let go", it has been reported after being reunited with him, Manuela B., the mother of the teenager, the daily Bild. "The man that was found must have tampered with it. I go crazy when you think about it all the time," added the woman, 53-year-old, who had difficulties to physically recognize his son after the long separation. "He looked like a man more broken", has described, and has assured that Marvin is wearing the same clothes that the day of his disappearance.
"I Want to visit him for Christmas, to celebrate it with him a bit," he added. The decision of when Marvin will be able to go home, "it depends on the doctors, not the police," a spokesman said on Monday, quoted by agency DPA. Marvin is from the Friday in a clinic where she is undergoing medical examinations and psychological.
The suspect in the distribution of pornographic material, 44 years old, was arrested on the same Friday along with his father, which was released on the same day. Throughout the weekend, the police have reviewed the home with the assistance of dogs tracking.
Lars H. avoided entering prison in 2018, when he was convicted for possession of child pornographic material to a sentence of 10 months, but released on parole. The police kept secret about whether the minor suffered some kind of abuse at this time and over the seized material to the detainee.Updated Date: 25 December 2019, 21:00