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Motive still open – knife attack in Innsbruck: 27-year-old in custody

After the knife attack by a 27-year-old in Innsbruck-Pradl on his sister and her friend, the attacker is now in custody.

As reported, the act of violence took place on Thursday afternoon in an apartment in Innsbruck’s Pradl district: the 27-year-old local is said to have attacked and injured his sister and her partner (both 22 years old) in the course of a violent argument with a knife. The dispute escalated, according to the police At around 11.45 a.m. in the apartment on Prinz-Eugen-Strasse, there was initially a verbal argument between the trio who lived in the same household. The situation then escalated. The male victim had to be operated on in the clinic. He has not yet been questioned. Suspect in custody The alleged perpetrator has been arrested. The police have not yet been able to provide any information about the motive. Further surveys and surveys are still pending, it said. On Friday, however, it was decided that the 27-year-old would be given pre-trial detention. This was confirmed by Gert Hofmann from the State Criminal Police Office in response to a “Krone” request.
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