Sad news from Rotterdam, a 21-year-old student was stabbed to death in a student housing complex in Kralingen – Rotterdam. It now turns out that this was Sarah Papenheim, an American Psychology student at the Erasmus University.
What happened in Kralingen with Sarah Papenheim?
At around 12:20 p.m. on Wednesday the police came to a call from a student complex called ‘ De Snor ‘ on the Kerklaan in Kralingen and found the young woman in her home, severly injured.
Attempts to help her were in vain, she died shortly after.
Dit is beeld van de arrestatie van een 23-jarige Rotterdammer. Hij is in Eindhoven op het perron aangehouden op verdenking van het doodsteken van een vrouw in Rotterdam. pic.twitter.com/MC4TJdyoDe
— RTL Nieuws (@RTLnieuws) 12 december 2018
A suspect is arrested in Eindhoven
At Eindhoven station a 23-year-old man from Rotterdam was arrested a short time later. Sarah and this suspect lived in the same student housing block and knew each other as the police reports to RTL. Someone filmed the arrest, as you can see in the tweet above, and commented to RTL: “When the train arrived from Amsterdam, cops and undercover officers walked onto the platform. When they saw him they held him at gunpoint and told him to get down on his knees”
The police are investigating exactly what happened, but it’s a sad story for sure.