This is the chilling final picture taken of a young woman with her boyfriend just hours before she was allegedly stabbed to death by a secret admirer.
The woman, identified only as 25 year old Judith K. because of local privacy laws, lived with her boyfriend Bjorn K., 30, in a house in the village of Juebek in the north German state of Schleswig Holstein.
The pair had been to the funfair organised as part of a local church fete on the day before she died, and took this selfie from a gondola.
They had stepped on to the fairground ride holding hands, and then gone home. A day later she was dead, stabbed repeatedly in the upper body allegedly by a 62-year-old farmer who was a close friend of her boyfriend.
Neighbours heard her screaming, and discovered her lying on the floor in a pool of blood with her alleged attacker, 62-year-old Karl-Heinjz D., standing nearby. They managed to lock him in a bathroom and called an ambulance and police.
Prosecution spokesman Stephanie Gropp confirmed: “A judge has ordered he be remanded in custody on manslaughter charges. A postmortem has confirmed that she died from stab wounds to her upper body.”
Police are refusing to comment on the motive however local media speculated that he had a secret crush on the young woman, and quoted her boyfriend Bjorn saying: “I can certainly imagine that he might have fallen in love with my girlfriend, sometimes the three of us would spend up to 7 days a week together.”
He said he had met his beloved in a pharmacy in the nearby town of Schleswig where she worked as a cashier. He said: “It was love at first sight”.
He himself works as a care assistant, and said: “He has taken away the love of my life. We wanted to get married, have children together.”
Now instead of the wedding, he is planning a funeral.
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