Four people died in German hospital, employees arrested


After a 51-year-old woman was arrested in Potsdam, Germany, on April 29, 2021, police officers were standing near the Overlink Clinic, killing four and seriously injuring another. (Michele Tantussi / Reuters)

Berlin-German police detained a 51-year-old hospital employee and began investigating the murder after four people were killed and another seriously injured in a clinic near Berlin.

Police arrived at around 9 pm (local time) Wednesday in several rooms in the Overlink Clinic ward, an orthopedic hospital in Potsdam, Brandenburg, around Berlin, and were fatally injured. Said found.

“Based on the information available, all victims’ injuries were the result of serious violence by third parties,” police said in a statement.

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Police officers are standing near the Overlink Clinic after a 51-year-old woman was arrested in Potsdam, Germany, on April 29, 2021, killing four and seriously injuring another. (Michele Tantussi / Reuters)
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On April 29, 2021, Steffen Helbing, director of the Deaf Association of Berlin and Brandenburg, places a candle on a temporary altar outside the Oberlin Clinic in Potsdam, Germany. (Michele Tantussi / Reuters)

The regional Tagesspiegel newspaper said they were attacked with a knife. The victims were patients, some of whom said they had severe disabilities that required respiratory assistance.

Citing police sources, the newspaper said the suspect had told her husband that she had killed the person that day when she got home. And he called the police.

There was no information about the motive.

Thomas Escrit

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