Drama of Augsburg: prosecution reveals Details of the deadly attack on firefighter

The 49-year-old professional firefighter, was passed on the evening of St. Nicholas ' day in 2019, with his wife and a friendly couple just after 22.30 on the

Drama of Augsburg: prosecution reveals Details of the deadly attack on firefighter

The 49-year-old professional firefighter, was passed on the evening of St. Nicholas ' day in 2019, with his wife and a friendly couple just after 22.30 on the way back from the Christmas market on the city's well-known Royal square. There, the men were caught in a dispute with members of a seven-member group, The 49-Year-old got a punch in the face, the consequences of which it died immediately.

indictment reveals Details on the sequence of events

After four of the first seven Suspects, meanwhile, no longer is determined, the Augsburg public Prosecutor's office now charges against the three remaining members of the group collected. An 18 - and a 20-Year-old is accused of dangerous bodily injury, the 17-year-old main suspect injury or death. Of the incident, there is video footage from surveillance cameras and a Taxi Dashcam. A Video is also FOCUS-Online. However, the exact Offences is to recognize it only partially indistinct to.

dpa/Stefan Puchner/dpa flowers and candles to commemorate the killed fireman at the königsplatz in Augsburg.

In the indictment, the FOCUS is available Online also, is now for the first time clearly, how the dynamics of this tragic attack, of delivery well. The investigators, according to a member of the group had asked the two men for a cigarette, after the two couples had already gone to the group over. The fireman and his Acquaintance turned around and went to the group, on what it initially to a verbal dispute between the Ask and the 49-Year-old came.

victim collapsed and died of a brain haemorrhage

Shortly thereafter, it should be then come to the fatal escalation. According to the indictment pushed the 49-Year-old that member of the group, with whom he had just argued, to the ground. Although it seemed as if the matter to be settled, the 17-Year-old main accused the 49-Year-old then moved without warning, a violent blow with the fist in the face. The blow had hit the victim with such great force that a brain artery tear. This crack had been caused by a massive cerebral hemorrhage, the effects of the firefighter died.

Stefan Puchner/dpa colleagues of the killed firefighter mourn for a few days after the fact at the scene of the crime.

The prosecution in the indictment that the 17-Year-old should have understood that this blow could be fatal. Then, the main accused with the 18 - and 20-Year-old the well-Known fire fighter with punches and kicks attacked. The well-Known suffered wounds, among other things, the place, bruises, and a zygomatic fracture.

Now the court must decide whether the indictment is approved. The Hauptäter sitting since the incident in the prison, threatens to juvenile justice a Hafstrafe of up to 15 years.

Dashcam recording shows, as it came to a fatal blow in Augsburg, Germany, FOCUS Online/Wochit Dashcam recording shows, as it came to a fatal blow in Augsburg

Updated Date: 29 May 2020, 17:27

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