The Federal Association of assistance to the homeless is one of nine suspected cold dead since October. “In some cases, court-run medical studies, but we assume that they had no apartment and at the low temperatures froze to death,” said the managing Director of the Federal Association, Werena Rosenke, and the “Rheinische Post” (Monday).

Since October, four deaths had been reported in Hamburg, two in Düsseldorf and one each in Cologne, Essen and Lauchhammer Lausitz. In the same period the previous year had died, according to Rosenke at least three people, alleged to be cold.

assistance for The homeless estimates that, according to the report, the number of people without an own apartment in Germany, in the meantime, in the case of more than one Million.