Elderly man dies paddle-boarding on Lake Neuchâtel

Elderly man dies paddle-boarding on Lake Neuchâtel

Aug. 4, 2017, 6:47 a.m.
A 72-year-old man has died after falling from a paddle-board in the canton of Vaud and disappearing underwater. 
American climber dies on Matterhorn after lightning strike

American climber dies on Matterhorn after lightning strike

Aug. 3, 2017, 8:05 a.m.
An American woman has died after being struck by lightning while climbing the Matterhorn.
Woman’s body recovered from Lake Zug

Woman’s body recovered from Lake Zug

July 21, 2017, 7:08 a.m.
The body of a 32-year-old woman has been recovered from a lake in central Switzerland, a day after she was last seen ...
Mother dies two weeks after saving her child from lake fall

Mother dies two weeks after saving her child from lake fall

July 20, 2017, 7:21 a.m.
A woman has died a fortnight after she fell in a lake in the canton of Valais after saving her toddler from the water...
Mountaineers fall to their deaths in the canton of Valais

Mountaineers fall to their deaths in the canton of Valais

July 14, 2017, 7:04 a.m.
Two mountaineers have died after falling 50 metres down a mountainside in the canton of Valais.
Elderly woman crushed by husband's farm truck

Elderly woman crushed by husband's farm truck

July 13, 2017, 7:17 a.m.
An 84-year-old woman has been killed after she was thrown from the cab of her husband’s farm truck and crushed ...
Pedestrian killed on the A1 motorway in St. Gallen

Pedestrian killed on the A1 motorway in St. Gallen

July 11, 2017, 6:51 a.m.
  Police are appealing for information after a man was killed when he walked onto the A1 motorway in the cant...
Man dies in annual Lake Zurich swim

Man dies in annual Lake Zurich swim

July 6, 2017, 7:04 a.m.
A man who was taking part in an annual swim across Lake Zurich has died.
Farmer crushed by tractor in Lucerne

Farmer crushed by tractor in Lucerne

June 30, 2017, 6:38 a.m.
A 69 year old farmer has died after his tractor slipped down a hill and crushed him.
Sky diver dies after crashing onto road in Ticino

Sky diver dies after crashing onto road in Ticino

June 23, 2017, 6:54 a.m.
A 35 year old sky diver from Valais was killed after he crashed onto a main road in canton Ticino when his chute fail...
Man shoots wife dead in Geneva

Man shoots wife dead in Geneva

June 8, 2017, 9:07 a.m.
A man has shot and killed his wife in Geneva. The man then tried to kill himself, but failed.
Mysterious death of Zurich wheelchair user

Mysterious death of Zurich wheelchair user

June 8, 2017, 9:02 a.m.
Zurich police are investigating the mysterious death of a wheelchair user who ended up in Lake Zurich. His empty chai...
Geneva police investigate prison death

Geneva police investigate prison death

June 6, 2017, 8:39 a.m.
Geneva police are investigating the death of a prisoner in the Champ Dollon prison.
Roger Moore dies in Switzerland

Roger Moore dies in Switzerland

May 23, 2017, 9:01 a.m.
Bond actor and UNICEF Ambassador Roger Moore has died in Switzerland.
Steck public memorial to be held in Interlaken

Steck public memorial to be held in Interlaken

May 18, 2017, 6:36 a.m.
There will be a public memorial to the Swiss mountaineer Ueli Steck next week in Interlaken, says his family.
Couple die at Olten train station

Couple die at Olten train station

May 16, 2017, 9:29 a.m.
A couple died at Olten train station yesterday morning when they were hit by a train. Police say the deaths were not ...
Swiss mountaineer to be buried in Nepal

Swiss mountaineer to be buried in Nepal

May 1, 2017, 9:40 a.m.
The Swiss extreme mountaineer, Ueli Steck, will be buried in Nepal. His family says he had many friends in the Him...
Man charged with manslaughter after nightclub death

Man charged with manslaughter after nightclub death

April 25, 2017, 9:37 a.m.
A man has been charged with manslaughter after striking a fellow nightclub goer with a karate strike.
Woman dies while hiking in Bern

Woman dies while hiking in Bern

April 24, 2017, 5:12 a.m.
A woman as died while hiking in canton Bern. The woman was accompanied by a man. Police say she appeared to have wand...
Man dies on Valais hike, dog raises alarrm

Man dies on Valais hike, dog raises alarrm

April 10, 2017, 6:56 a.m.
A 73 year old man died while hiking in the Valais mountains over the weekend – but his dog raised the alarm.
Six year old dies in skiing accident in Vaud

Six year old dies in skiing accident in Vaud

March 20, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
A six year old girl has died in a skiing accident in Vaud. Police say the little girl was hit by a 16 year old skier ...
Lowest number of deaths on Swiss roads since 1945

Lowest number of deaths on Swiss roads since 1945

March 15, 2017, 5:33 a.m.
Last year, the number of people who died on roads in Switzerland fell to its lowest level for more than 70 years, acc...
Teenager dies after train prank in Neuchatel

Teenager dies after train prank in Neuchatel

March 14, 2017, 6:02 a.m.
A teenage prank has ended in tragedy in canton Neuchatel. Last Thursday a 17 year old broke into a railway sidings wi...
Brothel workers released after client's death in Zurich

Brothel workers released after client's death in Zurich

March 13, 2017, 6:07 a.m.
Two women working in a brothel in Zurich have been released from police custody after a client jumped to his death fr...
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