After the fall of a mother and her two children from a parapet in Saarbrücken, the police assume a homicide. The suspect is the 38-year-old mother, said a police spokesman on Friday of the German Press Agency. A three-year-old girl died after the fall on Thursday evening, the one-year-old sister and mother survived with serious injuries. Police are investigating murder and attempted murder against the children, the spokesman said.
According to the current state of knowledge, the woman threw the one and three-year-old girls off the balustrade on Thursday evening and then jumped herself. The three-year-old girl died overnight from her injuries. According to the police, the children were too small to get over the railing on their own.
The three people fell from a height of four or five meters. It is a kind of transition to a garden that is secured with a metal railing. The incident was reported around 9 p.m. on Thursday evening. The victims received emergency medical attention and were taken to a hospital. When the fall happened, the father and several relatives were in the apartment. They were questioned during the night.