Ranstadt (dpa / lhe) - After a fatal knife attack in Ranstadt, a 16-year-old came into custody.

A spokesman for the Giessen public prosecutor said on Friday that he was being investigated for manslaughter.

A 17-year-old who was also arrested at first was released because there was no longer any urgent suspicion against him.

The prosecutor assumes that the 16-year-old German attacked an 18-year-old with a knife in an argument on Wednesday evening in the area of ​​a school in Ranstadt (Wetteraukreis).

The victim was injured in the upper body and died.

A custody order was issued against the suspect youth on Thursday evening, the spokesman said.

Further details about the incident were initially not known.


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