Kassel (dpa / lhe) - In an escalated dispute in Kassel, a man was killed and his former partner was seriously injured. According to the previous investigations, the 52-year-old is said to have attacked the woman with a knife, after which the 46-year-old is said to have defended herself against the attack with a knife. As the police and prosecutors announced on Monday, the seriously injured woman was discovered by witnesses on a street on Saturday. She was taken to a hospital and underwent emergency surgery. She is now out of danger.
According to previous knowledge, the former couple lived separately. Investigators did not provide any further information as to whether the two were married. At a meeting on Saturday, the violent confrontation broke out.
Investigations are underway because of the initial suspicion of a homicide, and the question will also be whether the woman acted in self-defense. The man's body was forensically examined on Monday, the results were not yet available.