German police say they have solved a grisly murder mystery that has enthralled the country since Saturday, when two adults and three children in a COVID-19 isolation ward were shot to death in their home. their family in Brandenburg.
Police initially said the children also suffered stab wounds, but later corrected that detail without further explanation. They also initially thought the family might have been murdered by an outsider but late on Sunday it was revealed it was a quadruple murder-suicide.
On Tuesday, police revealed they had found a suicide note in the family home, shedding light on the brutal crime. In that note, they said, the 40-year-old confessed to killing his wife and three children because his wife’s owner discovered he had faked them both. COVID-19 vaccination card for work.
Chief Prosecutor Gernot Bantleon told reporters that authorities were called to the home around noon Saturday after a neighbor saw lifeless bodies through the home’s window. The children, aged 4, 8, and 10, had previously come into contact with the neighbor through the window, which prompted the neighbor to peek inside, according to several German media reports.
Bantleon said that in the suicide note, the father wrote that he and his wife feared their child might be taken away after the man’s owner discovered he had forged his COVID-19 vaccination certificate and threatened to call the police. It is assumed that the man was terminated from his job, which also led to his despair.
When cases in Germany spiked last month, the government made it mandatory to vaccinate all workers. It is unclear whether his wife or children have been vaccinated, or why they are being quarantined.
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