In Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, a child was found dead in the municipality of Pragsdorf near Neubrandenburg. It is a six-year-old boy who has been missing since Thursday afternoon, a police spokesman said on Friday.

The parents reported the child missing and there was a major search. It was still unclear whether it was an accident or a homicide, according to this initial information. Further details cannot yet be provided due to the investigation.

The “Bild” newspaper cited new information from a police spokeswoman on Friday morning and reported that it was possibly a homicide.

Sources: dpa / “Bild” newspaper

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