The hope was in vain: the missing 17-year-old Tabitha from Asperg is dead. The police in Ludwigsburg assume a homicide.

The 17-year-old Tabitha E. from Asperg (Ludwigsburg district, Baden-Württemberg), who has been missing since last Tuesday, has been murdered. This was announced by the police headquarters in Ludwigsburg and the competent public prosecutor’s office in Stuttgart on Monday afternoon. A 35-year-old Syrian was arrested and is in custody

The teenager had left her parents’ apartment in the small town on July 12 in the afternoon to take the bus to the neighboring town of Ludwigsburg. In the evening she did not return home as agreed. With a public search, the police turned to the population on Friday (the star reported).

At the weekend, a helicopter was used to search for the 17-year-old. On this Monday morning, the “Stuttgarter Zeitung” first reported the discovery of a corpse in the district of Ludwigshafen on Sunday; A police spokeswoman confirmed the discovery to the star.

More on the subject shortly at this point.

Sources: Ludwigsburg Police Headquarters and Stuttgart Public Prosecutor’s Office, Ludwigsburg Police Headquarters, “Stuttgarter Zeitung”