Three arrests in connection with the murder of Sonia in Kirchberg

The press service of the judiciary confirmed the arrests and the course of the police operations on Thursday.

This Thursday in the capital

The press service of the judiciary confirmed the arrests and the course of the police operations on Thursday.

(S.MN. with Steve REMESCH) Special police forces arrested three suspects in connection with the violent death of Sonia Di Pinto, 46, at a restaurant in Kirchberg on Thursday morning. According to data from Luxembourg wordTwo men were arrested in the building above the Delhaize supermarket on Place de la Gare in the capital.



The violent death of a 46-year-old woman in the basement of a restaurant in Kirchberg has several abnormalities.


Around 11 a.m., several plainclothes police cars and a patrol car drove to the Place de la Gare. Police secured the perimeter and then within seconds entered the building to arrest two people. A third person was simultaneously overpowered by the special forces on rue de la Paix in Bonnevoie. Searches were then carried out in several places with the aim of confiscating elements.

The prosecutor confirmed

Those operations were still ongoing as of Thursday afternoon. The three suspects are said to be young men between the ages of 20 and 30. No further information about the suspects and the investigation has been released at this time. Asked by the Luxembourg word After the end of the mission, the press service of the judiciary confirmed the arrests and the connection.


More has been known about the course of events since Thursday evening.

Two criminals apparently broke into the Kirchberg restaurant during the night from Saturday to Sunday and hit and choked the victim.


So far, it was only known that on the night of Easter Sunday, April 17, two hooded men entered the Vapiano restaurant on Avenue Kennedy in Kirchberg. According to a report by RTL, the criminals immediately brutally attacked the head of the room who was doing the daily accounting, beating and strangling her. They then dragged the victim into the basement.

His body was discovered here the next morning. The victim’s fiancé had confirmed to the Italian news agency “Ansa” that the police assumed that the murder was premeditated and that around 3,000 euros were stolen in the act.

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On Monday, April 18, 2022, at around 8:35 p.m., a man was shot dead in a vehicle on rue Dubois-Thorn in Molenbeek-Saint-Jean.

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