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Corpse found in trunk after police chase ends with suicide

The Local · 15 Sep 2010, 13:40

Published: 15 Sep 2010 13:40 GMT+02:00

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The 62-year-old man, who died just a few hours later at a nearby hospital, is suspected of shooting a 47-year-old in an apartment during the night, police spokeswoman Sabine Knöll said in a statement. Neighbours heard gunshots and called police, who found the victim with serious wounds.

The suspect fled the scene in a small car, while police mounted a manhunt in the area, Knöll said. Several hours later patrol officers spotted the vehicle on the B83 motorway near Albhausen, but when they pulled the car over, the man shot himself before they reached him.

An emergency doctor arrived at the scene by helicopter, where the man was treated and then taken to a nearby hospital by ambulance, where he died some hours later, Knöll said.

Meanwhile police discovered the body of an unidentified woman in the trunk of the Mercedes A-Class.

The police said their investigation was ongoing and they expected to give more information on the woman's identity and how she died soon.

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17:18 September 15, 2010 by Igloo
LOL! Well played El, well played.....

Not to diminish the unfortunate circumstance, but - I wWonder if the person in question was short, sporting a red moustache, cowboy boots with spurs.......;-)
01:09 September 16, 2010 by Logic Guy
Well, this is just one reason why I aggressively promote the signifcance of non-emotionalism. Humans have a long history of doing crazy things, once things don't go the way they think they should.

Anger, unhappiness, fear and other emotions create far more problems than they solve. How much longer will it take for humanity to realize this fact?
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