A husband is accused of murdering his wife before streaming on Facebook Live, filming himself covered in what is suspected to be her blood. Abu Marwan allegedly killed his wife – who has not been named in Mühlacker, Germany.

The 41-year-old is accused of stabbing his 37-year-old wife four to five times in the neck before running away with one of his children.

Police in Karlsruhe arrested Marwan shortly after he fled the scene, saying another of the couple’s young children was still in the apartment when they entered it.

Custody

Marwan was separated from his wife, who had custody of their three children.

The man told his Facebook followers that his actions were a message to all women who irritate their husbands, saying ‘this is how you’ll end.’ Both the man and his son told those watching to share the video so they could get more viewers.

Marwan was arrested by police in Karlsruhe shortly after leaving the crime scene in Mühlacker, Baden-Württemberg, Al Arabiya English reports.

It is claimed that officers were alerted to the incident after the couple's young daughter contacted them about an offense that had taken place.

Pulled down

Marwan was living in Germany at the time of the alleged killing.

In the footage, which is thought to have been taken down from Facebook, he can be seen touching his face with a blood-coated hand.

Dressed in glasses, a black jacket, and a grey top, he then walks outside and down some stairs before stopping beside a wall.

The dad urged Facebook users to share the live footage, Arab News reports.