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German Finance minister kills himself as coronavirus hits economy

Monday, 30th March, 2020

Thomas Schaefer, the finance minister of Germany\'s Hesse state, has committed suicide apparently after becoming \"deeply worried\" over how to cope with the economic fallout from the coronavirus, state premier Volker Bouffier said on Sunday, the Swaziland News has learned through information sourced from Aljazeera.

Schaefer, 54, was found dead near a railway track on Saturday. The Wiesbaden prosecution\'s office said they believe he died by suicide.

 

German Finance minister kills himself as coronavirus hits economy
Thomas Schaefer, the German Finance Minister