After the 69-year-old suffered a bleeding head injury, an autopsy was carried out on the orders of the public prosecutor's office in wurzburg. According to police, after a first preliminary section result it is now certain that this injury was not the cause of death. The cause of the man's death has not yet been determined with absolute certainty. A 59-year-old man who had had a physical altercation with the deceased the day before was first arrested and then released.
The resident had been found a few minutes after 10:00 am in the communal kitchen of the housing container provided by the municipality of veitshochheim. Since it could not be ruled out that the man had died a violent death due to a bleeding head injury, the wurzburg criminal police immediately took over the further investigation. A forensic pathologist also arrived on the scene to examine the dead man. An autopsy was carried out on the same day on the instructions of the public prosecutor's office in wurzburg. It is now clear that the injury was not the cause of death. It will only be possible to say what the 69-year-old occupant of the shipping container died of once further forensic results are available.
The investigation by the criminal police quickly revealed that the 69-year-old and a fellow resident ten years younger than him had had an altercation during the course of the match on sunday. Since the 59-year-old man was not present when the dead body was found, the police initiated a targeted search for the man.
In the course of the afternoon, civilian investigators and officers from the wurzburg-land police department discovered him in veitshochheim and arrested him beforehand. The man was taken to the criminal investigation department, where he was questioned in the course of the evening. The accused acknowledged the confrontation with a fist punch.
After the police had taken all the necessary precautions, the accused was released in consultation with the public prosecutor's office in wurzburg. The 59-year-old is now under investigation for bodily injury and suspected failure to render assistance.