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German police find woman's dismembered body, arrest son

Associated Press logo Associated Press 10/04/2017

BERLIN — German police have arrested 17-year-old boy on suspicion of killing his mother and dismembering her body.

The dpa news agency reports that officers found human remains believed to be those of the 58-year-old woman at her home in the eastern village of Borkheide, southwest of Berlin, on Saturday.

Her son was detained at the scene.

Police and prosecutors said Monday that final identification of the body has yet to be completed. The suspect remains in prison.

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