Swiss police arrest asylum seeker linked to murder of German refugee worker

Swiss police on Monday arrested a 27-year-old Nigerian in connection with the murder of a volunteer at the center run by Catholic relief charity Caritas.

According to Swiss authorities, the suspect presented an identification document showing he was an asylum seeker.

The Nigerian man is suspected of stabbing the 22-year-old woman on a street in the western town of Ahaus on Saturday morning.

She had been stabbed in her upper body and throat, and died in a hospital as a result of her wounds.