5 bodies found in a house on the outskirts of Berlin

On December 4, 2021, police closed a detached house in Senzig, the district of the town of Königsvsterhausen in the Dahme-Spreewald district. (Patrick Pleul / dpa via AP)

Berlin — According to German officials, five bodies with gunshots and puncture wounds were found in a house outside Berlin on Saturday.

The victims included three children.

Prosecutors and police found the body in the Senzig district of Königs Wustahhausen in southeastern Berlin after witnesses reported in a statement that they had seen the dead inside the building.

Investigators said they believed the victims (two 40-year-old children and all children aged 10, 8 and 4 lived at home) were killed.

Gunshots and puncture wounds were found on the victim’s body by investigators working on the case.

The Epoch Times staff contributed to this report.

Associated Press