German's Suicide to Trigger Dismissals in Bulgarian Detention Center

Crime | September 2, 2012, Sunday // 19:58|  views

Rolf Gremmel, 34, committed suicide in the detention facility in Bulgaria's Burgas after confessing the murder of a comrade. File photo

Disciplinary measures and dismissals are looming for the detention center in Bulgaria's Burgas over the suicide committed recently by an arrested German national.

The 34-year-old German citizen was charged with murdering his comrade over a woman in Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas.

Rolf Gremmel was arrested on accusations of murdering fellow German Henry Stenberg, who had been founded dead with 15 stab wounds on the Burgas beach.

Initial investigations had determined that Gremmel murdered his compatriot out of jealousy for a woman that both lodged with in Burgas.

However, Friday overnight he was found hanged on a TV cable in the police arrest facility in the city.

Bulgarian Deputy Justice Minister Plamen Georgiev is set to announce Monday the results of the probe into Gremmel's suicide, and the respective disciplinary actions to be implemented over the incident, bTV reported.

The autopsy has confirmed that the suspect committed suicide by hanging himself.

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Tags: German, Burgas, stab wounds, beach, Murder, hanging, suicide


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