The child suddenly stopped breathing on 21 April in a nursery in Viersen, near Venlo. It was rushed to the hospital. On April 29, the hospital called in the police. The child died on May 4.
On May 19, the police arrested the kindergarten teacher, who was brought to the German examining magistrate a day later and has been on remand since then.
According to the police, research showed that the child died from external influences and that no natural death occurred.
In the interest of the investigation, the police and the Public Prosecution Service do not want to make any further announcements.
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