Court remands man in psychiatric after pushing woman in front of train




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Duisburg, Germany – A German Court on Tuesday ordered that a 28-year-old man, be held a secure psychiatric facility after pushing a woman in front of a moving Germany and killing her.

The 34-year-old victim was killed instantly after being struck by the at a railway station the town of Voerde in July 2019.

According the indictment, the woman was taken completely by surprise.

The culprit, who has nine children, is said to have been driven by the desire to see someone dying.

Judges at a court the western city of Duisburg ruled in favour of a murder verdict but decided against a sentence due to the man’s severe mental health problems.

The killing was one of two seemingly random acts of violence on German platforms to shock the country last July.

Less than two weeks after the Voerde attack, an eight-year-old boy was killed when a man pushed him and his mother into the path of an oncoming at Frankfurt’s main train station.

(dpa/NAN)