EThe 23-year-old allegedly killed a woman in Haiger (Lahn-Dill district) and then burned her body on the spot. An arrest warrant was issued for the man on Friday, as the police in Giessen announced on Saturday. He allegedly lured the 26-year-old victim and her then-partner to a meadow in the Weidelbach district of Haiger in February 2023 and allegedly killed her there.

The town of Haiger is located on the edge of the Westerwald on the border of Hesse and North Rhine-Westphalia.

The Limburg public prosecutor's office is investigating. The motive for the crime was initially unclear. The man's ex-partner was released after police questioning. The woman's involvement is currently unclear, he said. The Criminal Investigation Division is investigating the area.