German diplomat arrested in Brazil for death of husband

German diplomat arrested in Brazil for death of husband

A German diplomat working in Brazil was arrested for allegedly fatally beating his husband of 20 years after which attempting to cover-up the crime, in response to a report.

Uwe Herbert Hahn, who works as a German consul in Rio de Janeiro, is accused of killing Belgian husband Walter Henri Maximilien Biot on Saturday – only a week earlier than his 53rd birthday, in response to a report by the Straits Instances.

Walter Henri Maximilien Biot’s physique had “numerous bruises” and “lesions.” Andre Borges/AFP by way of Getty Photos

Uwe Herbert Hahn gained’t obtain diplomatic immunity due to the severity of the allegations towards him.Twitter/n_carvalheira

Hahn allegedly informed officers that Biot died after a mix of consuming and sleeping drugs brought on him to fall ailing, collapse and hit his head, cops stated.

However a forensic report revealed Biot – discovered on the couple’s Ipanema seashore residence – had been brutally crushed, officers stated.

The report revealed that Biot’s physique had “numerous bruises, together with on the torso, suitable with accidents inflicted by stomping, in addition to lesions suitable with an assault with a cylindrical instrument,” Officer Camila Lourenco stated on social media, in response to the report.

“The model of occasions given by the consul, that the sufferer suffered a fall, is incompatible with the conclusions of the forensics report,” stated Lourenco, of Rio de Janeiro’s 14th Precinct.

“The cadaver is screaming out the circumstances of its loss of life,” she stated.

Hahn is accused of not solely mendacity about how his husband died, but in addition of attempting to cowl up the scene earlier than cops arrived, the information website reported.

Hahn gained’t obtain diplomatic immunity due to the severity of the allegations towards him, the outlet stated, citing native media.

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