It was around 3:20 p.m. on Wednesday September 21 when the police received a call to intervene on the shores of Lake Constance, in the canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland. She was informed that a private boat had rammed into a wall in the harbor at Rheinof, Alternrhein.

According to information revealed by the Swiss edition of 20 minutes, a fisherman would have discovered a 77-year-old man, seriously injured on board the boat and testified: “The engine of the boat was still running, I stopped it. I At first I thought there was no one there, but as I leaned over, I saw the body in the cabin. There was blood everywhere, it looked like there had been a fight.” Eventually, the man succumbed to his injuries before help arrived. After the fact, the investigators would have confirmed that he would have died “in a violent way”.

Suspected murderer reportedly committed suicide after killing his father

Within minutes of being notified of the 77-year-old’s death, police investigators received another call. This time, witnesses reported that a man had just jumped off a bridge on the A1 motorway, near the port. On the spot, they found the death of the 37-year-old man.

According to information provided by investigators, the two men were a father and son of Austrian nationality who lived near the Swiss border. “The two cases are linked. The investigations carried out so far indicate that the man who died on the highway probably fled the boat in Altenrhein and committed suicide by jumping onto the highway,” said the cantonal police. St. Gallen. The investigation is now continuing to shed light on this dramatic event.

He throws himself onto the highway from a bridge after a terrifying gesture

Lake © Photo by Arthur Guiot on Unsplash

Maria T.
Maria T.

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