Category: Tragedies

Ford Mustang collides head-on with Skoda Rapid near Spindleruv Mlyn, Hradec Kralove Region, killing Skoda’s driver and seriously injuring his passenger; Mustang was racing another car, says witness; Mustang-driver and his 12-year-old passenger suffer only minor injuries (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Ford Mustang collides head-on with Skoda Rapid near Spindleruv Mlyn, Hradec Kralove Region, killing Skoda’s driver and seriously injuring his passenger; Mustang was racing another car, says witness; Mustang-driver and his 12-year-old passenger suffer only minor injuries (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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Update: Police close to completing investigation into 2017 drowning of 12-year-old Columbian girl at Prague 8-Liben’s Hotel Smisek Spa; pool’s site manager set to face criminal negligence charges; tragedy was survived by victim’s twin sister (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Update: Police close to completing investigation into 2017 drowning of 12-year-old Columbian girl at Prague 8-Liben’s Hotel Smisek Spa; pool’s site manager set to face criminal negligence charges; tragedy was survived by victim’s twin sister (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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Man dies after being thrown off balcony by his 17-year-old son in Decin, Usti nad Labem Region, and landing on railings; family friend says son was on LSD at the time (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Man dies after being thrown off balcony by his 17-year-old son in Decin, Usti nad Labem Region, and landing on railings; family friend says son was on LSD at the time (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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Update: 24-year-old man suspected of murdering missing Prague couple Marie Drasnarova & Premysl Herzan is student at Charles University’s Maths & Physics faculty, and was ODS candidate in last year’s (2018’s) council elections, source tells Blesk; alleged accomplice is medical student (Blesk.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Update: 24-year-old man suspected of murdering missing Prague couple Marie Drasnarova & Premysl Herzan is student at Charles University’s Maths & Physics faculty, and was ODS candidate in last year’s (2018’s) council elections, source tells Blesk; alleged accomplice is medical student (Blesk.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Marie Drasnarova & Premysl Herzan Disappearance Update: Two 24-year-old men arrested in Prague – one on suspicion of murder, one of fraud; cops think missing couple are dead but haven’t found bodies; suspects’ probable motive was illegally taking possession of couple’s 10-million-crown home (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Marie Drasnarova & Premysl Herzan Disappearance Update: Two 24-year-old men arrested in Prague – one on suspicion of murder, one of fraud; cops think missing couple are dead but haven’t found bodies; suspects’ probable motive was illegally taking possession of couple’s 10-million-crown home (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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Woman in Prague 6-Brevnov stabs her 9-year-old son to death then tries to kill herself; motive currently unclear (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Woman in Prague 6-Brevnov stabs her 9-year-old son to death then tries to kill herself; motive currently unclear (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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26-year-old man trapped down well in Velke Pavlovice, South Moravia, is found dead following near-55-hour rescue attempt; concrete slab complicated firefighters’ efforts (iROZHLAS) [Social Media Post] 0

26-year-old man trapped down well in Velke Pavlovice, South Moravia, is found dead following near-55-hour rescue attempt; concrete slab complicated firefighters’ efforts (iROZHLAS) [Social Media Post]

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Richard Vyskovsky, creator of ingenious paper models for Czech children’s magazine ABC, dies at the age of 90 (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Richard Vyskovsky, creator of ingenious paper models for Czech children’s magazine ABC, dies at the age of 90 (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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26-year-old woman charged with killing her mother with axe in Trebovice, Pardubice Region, reportedly following argument about daughter being out of work (Aktualne.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

26-year-old woman charged with killing her mother with axe in Trebovice, Pardubice Region, reportedly following argument about daughter being out of work (Aktualne.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Update: Drunk-driving Russian entrepreneur Oleg Gubin sentenced “in absentia” to 9 years’ prison for killing Colombian tourist on Prague pedestrian crossing on New Year’s Day 2018; Gubin fled Czech Republic after posting million-crown bail (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Update: Drunk-driving Russian entrepreneur Oleg Gubin sentenced “in absentia” to 9 years’ prison for killing Colombian tourist on Prague pedestrian crossing on New Year’s Day 2018; Gubin fled Czech Republic after posting million-crown bail (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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