The son of former German President Richard von Weizsacker who held office from 1984 to 1994, 59-year-old Fritz von Weizsacker died on Tuesday evening after being stabbed during a lecture at a Berlin hospital. Free News reported regarding the local police.
It is noted that the crime was committed on the territory of the clinic located in the Charlottenburg district in Berlin Schlosspark-Klinik, in which Fritz von Weizsaecker served as a chief physician since 2005. An unidentified man approached the son of the former German President and stabbed him while Fritz von Weizsacker was giving a lecture.
According to police, one of those present tried to intervene but was injured. Members of the security forces soon arrived at the scene and with the help of listeners detained the offender. Information about the motives of his act is not given, an investigation is underway.