A woman was found dead on the street in Berlin-Schoeneberg. According to current knowledge, the 61-year-old died as a result of an act of violence, the police said on Friday. The woman was discovered lying on the ground on Fuggerstrasse around 12:50 a.m.

An employee of the hotel opposite had alerted the police, it was said. The finding situation indicates that the 61-year-old had fallen victim to a homicide. The Berlin public prosecutor ordered an autopsy of the body. This should take place on Friday. A homicide detective is investigating.