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German politician found dead

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In Germany, shocked responded to the death of the popular CDU-politician Walter Lübcke. The man was Sunday morning found dead in his garden with a bullet wound in the head. The police gropes in the dark, there is no trace of the murder weapon and no suspect.

Walter Lübcke (65) it was early Sunday morning was found dead in the garden of his home in the central German Wolfhagen. The official cause of death is not yet known, but according to German media, the christian democratic politician is found with a bullet wound in his head.

The public prosecutor has an investigation opened, and the deelstaatpolitie conducted Sunday a whole day of forensic research in and around the property of Lübcke. They interviewed the neighbors of the man.

‘Deeply saddened’

Lübcke was since 2009, minister-president of the district of Kassel, in the central German state of Hesse. He leaves a wife, two adult sons and a grandchild behind.

The German political world responded shocked at the death of their colleague. “We are deeply saddened by the sudden death of our friend, left CDU chairman Volker Bouffier and chairman Michael Boden Mountain know. “We are deeply shocked by the sudden death of our friend Walter Lübcke’, thus also CDU-president Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, who Lübcke a bridge-builder calls. “In these difficult hours, our thoughts and prayers, especially with the woman of Lübcke, her two sons and grandson.’