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Austrian man attacks partner’s family, kills one, commits suicide in Hungary

Austrian man attacks partner’s family, kills one, commits suicide in Hungary

An Austrian man shot dead the father of his common-law wife and injured three people in the same family before committing suicide in the western Hungarian village of Káptalanfa, the Veszprém county police spokesperson said on Friday.

The 57-year-old man went to the home of his partner’s parents on Thursday evening after the woman had moved back there, Virág Aradi said. They got into an argument and the man started a fire, then shot the family members with a gun.

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Photo: MTI

police Austria Hungary

Photo: MTI

The father died on the spot, the common-law wife and her younger sister suffered life-threatening injuries and their mother got seriously injured from the gun shots. Another sister suffered injuries in the fire.

The man then committed suicide, the spokesperson said.

Source: MTI/Police.hu

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