Bodies of five children found near Cologne
The bodies of five children have been found in an apartment in a German city.The bodies of five children have been found in an apartment in a German city.Police said the bodies of three girls and two boys were found in the city of Solingen, near Dusseldorf and Cologne.
Officers said their mother, a 27-year-old, is a suspect.She jumped in front of a train in Dusseldorf and was taken to a hospital with injuries, they added.
The girls were aged one, two and three, while the two boys were aged six and eight.
The mother's sixth child, an 11-year-old boy, survived.Emergency services are still at the scene, in the Hasseldelle area of the city, with images published by local press showing three ambulances outside a block of flats.
The cause of death has not been confirmed yet. Authorities in nearby Wuppertal are investigating.
Reference: Isobel Frodsham, news reporter 23 hrs ago: 03/09/2020