Category: Tragedies

Jan Strasky, Czechoslovakia’s last prime minister, dies aged 78; founding member of centre-right Civic Democratic Party (ODS) served as federal premier for six months in late 1992 (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Jan Strasky, Czechoslovakia’s last prime minister, dies aged 78; founding member of centre-right Civic Democratic Party (ODS) served as federal premier for six months in late 1992 (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Death of Karel Gott: City of Prague government considering renaming street, square or park after iconic singer; Prague 5 also backs renaming street; Gott was long-term resident of Prague 5-Smichov (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Death of Karel Gott: City of Prague government considering renaming street, square or park after iconic singer; Prague 5 also backs renaming street; Gott was long-term resident of Prague 5-Smichov (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Death of Karel Gott: Prime Minister Andrej Babis to propose state funeral at Prague’s St. Vitus cathedral for legendary singer, who died late last night (Tuesday) from leukaemia (CT24) [Social Media Post] 0

Death of Karel Gott: Prime Minister Andrej Babis to propose state funeral at Prague’s St. Vitus cathedral for legendary singer, who died late last night (Tuesday) from leukaemia (CT24) [Social Media Post]

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Zdenek Princ, inventor of popular children’s memory game “Pexeso”, dies, aged 85; Princ first had idea while working on mosaics in Prague’s St. Vitus cathedral in the 1960s (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Zdenek Princ, inventor of popular children’s memory game “Pexeso”, dies, aged 85; Princ first had idea while working on mosaics in Prague’s St. Vitus cathedral in the 1960s (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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76-year-old man found dead in basement of apartment building on Albrechtova street, Prague 4-Krc, reportedly from stabbing and chopping wounds; 24-year-old man arrested by cops has confessed to crime (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

76-year-old man found dead in basement of apartment building on Albrechtova street, Prague 4-Krc, reportedly from stabbing and chopping wounds; 24-year-old man arrested by cops has confessed to crime (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Update: Skoda Rapid-driver who died in collision with Ford Mustang near Spindleruv Mlyn, Hradec Kralove Region, was 49-year-old Milan Jakubu, a brigadier general in the Czech military intelligence service Vojenske zpravodajstvi (VZ) (Nova) *corrected* [Social Media Post] 0

Update: Skoda Rapid-driver who died in collision with Ford Mustang near Spindleruv Mlyn, Hradec Kralove Region, was 49-year-old Milan Jakubu, a brigadier general in the Czech military intelligence service Vojenske zpravodajstvi (VZ) (Nova) *corrected* [Social Media Post]

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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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