Miscellaneous facts. The remains of a woman’s body found in France and Germany
Part of the dismembered corpse of a woman discovered in September in Mont-Saint-Martin, in Meurthe-et-Moselle, was found in Germany, some 65 km away, the Luxembourg judicial authorities in charge of the investigation confirmed on Tuesday. investigation and the German police.
Human remains were found on November 1 in a parking lot near the German village of Temmels, on the border with Luxembourg. Analyzes carried out in Germany revealed a “concordance with the DNA” taken from the trunk of a 40-year-old Portuguese woman residing in Luxembourg, discovered on September 19 by a passerby near a disused building in Mont-Saint-Martin , a French town also bordering the Grand Duchy, said the Diekirch prosecution.
A network of “white marriages”
A 48-year-old man was arrested on October 6 in Luxembourg on suspicion of being involved in the murder of this woman, identified as Diana Santos. The police of Trier (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany) specifies that « the DNA analysis and the comparisons carried out by the forensic medicine service of the university hospital of Mainz made it possible to prove the identity with certainty ». According to local German media TRNews, the victim’s head and legs were found in the parking lot in Temmels.
The Luxembourg justice was seized of the investigation at the beginning of October after the diffusion of the tattoos which had made it possible to identify the victim. The body showed no traces of bullet or stab wounds, nor of sexual violence, according to the results of the autopsy carried out in France, when the investigation depended on the Nancy prosecutor’s office.
The Luxembourg media evoke a network of “sham marriages” behind this assassination.