Politicians expressed outrage Tuesday over the killing of Detlev Karsten Rohwedder, who headed the Treuhand, the controversial state trust agency responsible for the privatization of eastern German companies.

Police said they still found no traces of the gunmen who fired at Rohwedder through the living room window of his Duesseldorf home.Rohwedder's wife suffered gunshot wounds in the attack, which took place at about 11:30 p.m. local time Monday.