The victim's 54-year-old roommate was arrested.  (icon picture)

A 51-year-old man was killed in an apartment in Leer (East Friesland) – presumably by his roommate.

empty – In an apartment in Leer (Ostfriesland) a 51-year-old man was killed – presumably by his roommate.

The victim’s 54-year-old roommate was arrested. (Iconic image) © Armin Weigel/dpa

The 54-year-old was arrested at the scene, said the Aurich public prosecutor and the Leer/Emden police station on Saturday evening.

According to the current status of the investigation, the two men got into an argument late on Friday evening.

In the course of this, the younger man was injured with a blunt weapon and died. The exact background to the crime is still unclear.

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The results of the autopsy are still pending. The police have taken over further investigations into the case.

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