The person killed in a crossbow murder-suicide pact in Germany is believed to have led a cultish group dedicated to medieval folklore and handled the ladies round him like slaves, reviews say.
The our bodies of Torsten W and two girls had been present in a resort room in Bavaria on Saturday, alongside three crossbows.
The deaths had been linked to 2 extra deaths in Germany on Monday.
Torsten W appeared to have managed the ladies like an oppressive sect chief, German media reviews.
The alleged cult-like chief, 53, and girl, Kerstin E, 33, had been present in mattress, hand in hand, impaled with arrows from the trendy crossbow.
Farina C, 30, who had been hit within the neck with an arrow, was mendacity on the ground.
The three had checked in on Friday night, for 3 nights with out breakfast, and the our bodies had been discovered by a room maid.
Two wills discovered within the room had been linked to Torsten W and Kerstin E, the prosecutors’ spokesman mentioned.
Police are treating the case as a “requested killing and suicide”, suggesting Farina C first shot the couple after which herself.
This was adopted by the invention of two extra lifeless girls on Monday on the home of Farina C within the city of Wittingen.
One among them, 35-year-old main college instructor Gertrud C, was the associate of Farina C. The opposite was a 19-year-old girl, mentioned police, with out naming her.
‘Dominated like a grasp’
Because the discoveries, disturbing reviews have emerged about Torsten W.
He managed the 4 girls like a cult chief who used bodily drive and psychological manipulation, in response to native media.
“Investigators suspect they had been all members of a form of intercourse circle with a concentrate on the Center Ages. Torsten W might have been the guru of the group,” reported RTL after interviewing a number of individuals who knew them.
He was apparently “in relationships with a number of girls whom he dominated over like a grasp,” Bild reported.
RTL additionally spoke with a pair who feared the 19-year-old girl discovered lifeless in Wittingen was their daughter Carina U, who they mentioned had fallen underneath the spell of Torsten W years in the past and damaged off contact with them.
The as soon as comfortable woman had met him via martial arts courses and had quickly change into withdrawn and depressive, the mother and father mentioned, recalling how she had dyed her hair black and moved out.
The mom recalled how initially Carina “was raving about Torsten, Torsten, Torsten”, whereas the daddy mentioned that “till at the moment I do not perceive how somebody manages in 4 to 6 weeks to control somebody like that”.
Police say the reason for deaths in Wittingen is as but unclear, and no crossbows had been discovered on the scene.