Tragedy: Missing pianist is found murdered in German forest

A woman named by police as ‘Katherine M’, was reported missing in Pittersdorf, near Bonn, two weeks ago.

Her body was found yesterday afternoon, buried in a forest along the river Ahr, near Dümpelfeld. Her husband reportedly led the police to the site and is being treated as the murder suspect. He has been brought before a court for a holding warrant and is thought to be a classical musician. katherine m

First report here (auf Deutsch). UPDATE: Police permit publication of the pianist’s identity.

The couple reportedly had a 12 year-old son. Katherine was listed as a soloist with the Beethoven Orchestra of Bonn.

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