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AFP
November 21, 2019

Ex-German president’s son stabbed to death

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AFP
November 21, 2019

FRANKFURT AM MAIN: An assailant has stabbed to death the son of former German president Richard von Weizsaecker in an attack at a Berlin hospital that left one other person seriously injured, police said on Wednesday.

Fritz von Weizsaecker, a doctor, had just delivered a lecture on liver diseases at the Schlosspark hospital in the west Berlin neighbourhood of Charlottenburg on Tuesday evening when he was stabbed in the neck.

The 59-year-old, a father of four, died at the scene despite efforts to save him.His assailant was overpowered by other people present, one of whom was severely injured in the process.

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