Homicide on site: dead found near Berlin’s Alexanderplatz

Horrible find near Berlin’s Alexanderplatz: a dead man is found below the television tower. The homicide squad is investigating. The victim shows very serious injuries.

Employees of the Berlin city cleaning department discovered a body under the television tower on Alexanderplatz on Friday morning. The dead man was found in the area between stairs and water features, said a police spokesman in the morning. His injuries indicated a homicide. Therefore, the body should be autopsied today.

In the morning, a homicide squad investigated the cordoned off site. This also included securing evidence. The police spokesman did not want to say anything about the identity of the man or the nature of his injuries due to the ongoing investigation. Initial reports said that the body was a woman.