German Finance Minister Of State Of Hesse Commits Suicide On Worries Of Coronavirus Impact

German Finance Minister Of State Of Hesse Commits Suicide On Worries Of Coronavirus Impact
German Finance Minister Of State Of Hesse Commits Suicide On Worries Of Coronavirus Impact

Thomas Schaefer, 54, Is Believed To Have Committed Suicide After He Became Too Worried About The Economic Fallout From The Coronavirus Crisis.

"We Are In Shock, We Are In Disbelief And Above All We Are Immensely Sad," State Premier Volker Bouffier Said In A Recorded Statement.

"His Main Concern Was Whether He Could Manage To Fulfill The Huge Expectations Of The Population, Especially In Terms Of Financial Aid," Bouffier Added "For Him, There Was Clearly No Way Out. He Was Disappointed And So He Had To Leave Us. That Has Shocked Us, Has Shocked Me."

"Our Sincere Condolences Go To His Closest Relatives," He Further Added.

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