An elderly man in Pilsen chose a gruesome way to kill himself late on Tuesday evening. Right in front of an elementary school in the Slava region, he doused himself with a flammable liquid and set himself on fire! He couldn’t be saved.
The tragic incident took place on the square in front of the school on Broeva Street. According to Blesk.cz, the man doused himself with flammable liquid from plastic bottles and set himself on fire. At first, policemen and law enforcement officers tried to put out the fire, all elements of the Integrated Rescue System (IZS) left for the place.
Called rescuers then fought for the man’s life for many minutes. “Firefighters assisted the medical rescue team. This was announced by the representative of the fire department Petr Ponkar. But they could no longer help the unfortute, the injuries were too serious.
Forensics took over the case, the coroner arrived at the school. “So far, there is no indication from the established facts that this should be a violent crime,” said police spokeswoman Eva Chervenkova. The man had to leave a farewell letter.