German man dies during S&M sex act

A man in the German state of Lower Saxony has been killed during a sadomasochistic sex act, police said on Tuesday.

According to German daily Northeimer Neueste Nachrichten, police said it appeared that two men were engaging in intimate activities in an attic, which included a noose hanging from a ceiling beam. When one of the men left the room for a time, his partner asphyxiated.

The paper reported that the police spokesperson in the town of Ellierode didn’t want to comment any further on the incident.