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    2 US Soldiers Jailed in Germany After Fatal Stabbing at Local Fair

    2 US Soldiers Jailed in Germany After Fatal Stabbing at Local Fair

    Trier, — A 28-year-old man who died on Saturday after an altercation with two U.S. soldiers at a local amusement fair in western Germany had been fatally stabbed multiple times, according to autopsy results released on Monday.

    Authorities say the man got into “a scuffle” during an argument in the early hours of Saturday morning at a fair in Wittlich, a town located about halfway between the of Trier and the border with Luxembourg.

    The victim was allegedly attacked by two off-duty United States soldiers during the scuffle, according to German police. The autopsy found multiple knife wounds in his upper body.

    “He ultimately bled to death,” senior prosecutor Manfred Stemper said on Monday.

    The two suspects in the attack, ages 25 and 26, were handed over to U.S. law enforcement authorities following their arrest, as called for under agreements that regulate troop deployments in allied countries.

    Both suspects will remain jailed in U.S. custody until the investigation is complete, according to a statement from the U.S. Spangdahlem Air Base, located about 20 kilometers from Wittlich.

    The Office of Special Investigations (OSI), the airbase's investigative agency, has taken over the investigation, according to local police.

    Stemper, the prosecutor, said the motive behind the attack, as well as what sparked the initial quarrel, remained “completely unclear.”

    Neither suspect had admitted to…

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