Kidnapping of industrialist son
Investigators arrest alleged Würth kidnapper
In 2015, son of billionaire Reinhold Würth was kidnapped. Now the police has arrested a suspect.
Special forces of the police have arrested in the morning in Offenbach the suspected kidnapper of the son of entrepreneur Reinhold Würth. This told a police spokesman in the afternoon. The suspect will now be presented to the magistrate. Further details could not yet be named.
The disabled son of the Baden-Württemberg screw billionaire was kidnapped on 17 June 2015 in Schlitz in the Vogelsberg district of Hesse and one day later found chained to a tree in a forest near Würzburg. The kidnapper had demanded a ransom in the millions, but there was no money transfer. First, the "Bild" newspaper had reported on the arrest.
Investigators had assumed, according to voice analysis, that the kidnapper came from the border area between Serbia and Montenegro and learned German in the Rhine-Main area. Also on the ZDF program "Aktenzeichen XY" was looking for clues to the kidnapper. After the broadcast, about 200 clues were received by the police.
bbr / dpa / AFP