The German newspaper Bild reports that the girl had disappeared since Sunday. Neighbors had last seen her near her school. A major search operation was launched by the police, during which drones scouted the area.

    Finally, 15-year-old Anastasia’s body was discovered behind a supermarket by a thermal camera. She died of suffocation.

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    A 14-year-old boy has been arrested by police on suspicion of murder. The second perpetrator, a 13-year-old boy, has been taken to a closed institution. He is too young to be arrested. Under German law, you are only criminally liable if you are over 14 years old.

    At first, a third teenager appeared to be involved in the tragic event, but he was only a witness. The police have since released him.

    The suspects knew the girl. They went to school together and lived in the same neighborhood. It appears that the three had a “hostile relationship” with each other, police said. Officers suspect Anastasia was lured to the crime scene on an excuse. The girl would not have expected the boys to become violent.