Haar (dpa / lby) - A patient in a psychiatric clinic in Haar near Munich was apparently killed in her room. Signs of violence were found on the 40-year-old, "accordingly, we are currently assuming a deliberate homicide," said a police spokesman in Munich on Tuesday. In addition, according to previous knowledge, a fire had been set in the room.
A suspect is a person who is also housed in the kbo-Isar-Amper-Klinik and was initially arrested. According to the police, their identity has not yet been finally clarified.
Around 10 a.m., employees of the house noticed smoke coming from the patient's room and alerted the fire brigade, who, according to the police spokesman, were able to extinguish the fire. They also discovered the lifeless resident. How the woman died was initially unclear.
The Isar-Amper-Klinikum has eight locations in the Munich region. In Haar, there are departments for psychiatry, addiction medicine and neurology, among other things.