Wore only red swimming trunks
Man rescued from Limmat in Zurich – dead
A man was rescued from the Limmat on Neumühlequai in Zurich’s district 6 early on Saturday morning. Despite immediate resuscitation measures, the man died. The Zurich city police are looking for witnesses.
The man was discovered by a passer-by, who immediately alerted the emergency services. Any help came too late for the dead man, who died a little later in the hospital.
Shortly before 2 a.m., a passer-by alerted the Zurich city police after discovering a lifeless person floating in the Limmat at Neumühlequai 30.
The water police were able to rescue the man and immediately initiate initial resuscitation measures. These were continued by the paramedics from Protection & Rescue Zurich. The man was then taken to the hospital, as the Zurich city police wrote in a statement.
Man wore only red swimming trunks
He died there a short time later. The identity of the approximately 40-year-old deceased, who was only wearing red swimming trunks, has not yet been determined. It is also unclear how and where the man got into the Limmat.
Appropriate clarifications, including the cause of death, are now being carried out by detectives from the Zurich City Police and the Institute for Forensic Medicine. (ced/SDA)