Thursday, 28. August 2014
07. 12. 12. - 17:00
A mother was stabbed in broad day light in front of a Kindergarten in the Carinthian capital of Klagenfurt yesterday (Thursday) as she went to pick up her son.
The 43-year-old woman died at the scene after she was stabbed to death by her husband in front of the kindergarten at around midday as many parents were picking up their children.
As the woman went to collect her four-year-old son she was fatally stabbed.
Gottlieb Türk from the police said: "We believe the pair became involved in a confrontation. As a result the man then stabbed the victim numerous times with a kitchen knife."
It is believed the pair were having problems in their marriage and were going to divorce.
The man was arrested at the scene. The child did not witness the incident as was still inside the kindergarten at the time.
However, it is reported that some of the kindergarten children witnessed the incident.
The children are being given counselling by the Red Cross Crisis Intervention Team.
Georg Wurzer from the organisation said: "We are listening to the children, letting them talk and tell us what happened, we are trying to make sure the children understand and can find peace."
The children of the victim - the four-year-old son and the eleven-year-old daughter are also being looked after by the Red Cross Crisis Team.
The man is still being questioned by police.
Brit Soldier Rescued After Climbing Mountain In T Shirt
A British soldier who tackled the frozen Austrian Alps wearing just shorts and a T-shirt has been rapped by officials after he had to be rescued from the snowy peak.
Mum And Daughter Struck By Lightning In Pool
A mother and her daughter were hospitalised after they were struck by lightning – in a swimming pool.
Police Nab Porn Star Who Filmed In Local Church
A woman accused of making a porn movie in a local church has been caught after an informant tipped off police that he recognised her by her breasts after an appeal for information.
Young Hip Hop Dancer Gets 18 Years For Drug Smuggling
A blonde hip hop dancer and charity worker promised an international career after she was spotted by a talent scout has been jailed for 18 years in Indonesia after her work offer turned out to have been part of an elaborate drugs con.
Teen Dying Of Cancer Killed At Charity Event After Ride In Porsche Goes Wrong
The family of a sick boy who was offered a trip in a high-performance Porsche because he was dying of cancer is suing the charity after the Porsche he was travelling in crashed head-on into oncoming traffic.
Japanese Pervert Planned Natascha Kampusch Style Kidnap
A Japanese man inspired by Austrian pervert Wolfgang Priklopil kidnapped a 10-year-old girl and kept her in a purpose-built cellar where he planned to train her to become the perfect wife.
German Hiker Yodels For Help After Getting Trapped In Cattle Grid
A portly hiker dressed in traditional Lederhosen was rescued after he yodeled for help after getting stuck for three hours in a cattle grid.
Austrian Wine Grower Sets New Record For Maturing Grapes
An award-winning Austrian winegrower is believed to have set a new record after leaving harvested grapes for an incredible nine months before fermenting them to create an ultra-sweet white and red wine.
Austrian Castle Owner Shocked By Airplane Wheel In Duck Pond
An Austrian castle owner got a shock after discovering this massive aircraft wheel had landed in his duck pond.
Glock Receives Austrian Award At Birthday Party
Austrian gun maker Gaston Glock has celebrated his 85th birthday with a huge ceremony in which the charitable work of himself and his wife Kathrin was honoured with a top Austrian award, and confirmation that this year two streets and a business park are to be named after him.
The most popular stories –
last 7 days
|Snakes Revenge As Severed Head Bites And Kills Chef|
|Sexy Serbian Politician Says She Adores Margaret Thatcher|
|Pedicure Prank On Priceless Statue Costs 40,000 GBP To Fix|
|Haemorrhoid Sufferer Claims Bum Deal Made Her Steal|
|Driver Talking On Phone Kills Her Mum In Horrific Crash|
Why suffer in silence. Let off steam by letting our readers share your troubles. File your complaints about anything and everything here.
Our ombudsman David Rogers will try and help solve some of the problems from lazy civil servants through to incompetent companies – and at the very least the worst transgressors will end up in our weekly special report.