Four deaths in care center disabled Potsdam, ‘significant violence’ used

Four bodies have been found in a care centre for disabled people in the German city of Potsdam near Berlin. A fifth person was taken seriously injured to a hospital.

According to police, the victims showed signs of โ€œsignificant violenceโ€. According to the German newspaper Bild, a knife was found on the spot that might have been used as a weapon.

The bodies were found in four different rooms. Shortly after the find, a 51-year-old woman was arrested. She was supposed to be an employee of the care center. Its unclear if she worked in the department where the dead were found. The victims are residents of the Thusnelda-von-Saldern-Haus, writes Potsdamer Neueste Nachrichten

Adults with congenital physical and multiple disability live in the care centre. The clinic is part of the larger care dome Oberlinhaus, where some 2000 people work.