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22 September 2015

The difficulty of the plains: Dealing with the physical evidence

Today’s court day was rather short, three police officers testified as witnesses:
The first witness, a federal criminal police detective, had dealt with a postcard found in the Frühlingsstraße apartment. This card was sent to the Frühlingsstraße apartment from Dortmund about six months before the murder of Mehmet Kubaşik in that city. The banal text – “Very warm greetings the weather is nice bye” was very likely written by Uwe Böhnhardt. The day the card was sent corresponds with a caravan rental, there is also a list of potential murder victims in Dortmund which was printed out on the next day, with remarks such as “good object, suitable owner.” Apparently, Mundlos and Böhnhardt found time while scouting out potential murder victims to send Zschäpe in Zwickau a postcard showing a baby elephant. Continue reading