Naked man kills woman jogger in Swiss lakeside park

May 23, 2024
A representational image of police tape at a crime scene. — AFP/File

MANNEDORF, Switzerland: A woman jogger was killed by a naked man who was screaming and attacking people in a lakeside park in a normally tranquil Swiss village, police said on Wednesday.


The attack happened on Tuesday evening in Mannedorf on Lake Zurich, around 20-kms southeast of Switzerland´s largest city, the Zurich cantonal police said. A 19-year-old Swiss suspect has been arrested.

“Shortly before 8:00 pm, passers-by reported a man in Alma Park who was running around naked, screaming and physically attacking other people,” police said. “The emergency services who quickly arrived on site found a seriously injured woman lying on the ground. “Despite immediate resuscitation, the woman died from her serious injuries.”