Family of drowned Irishman left in dark by Zurich police

Family of drowned Irishman left in dark by Zurich police

July 19, 2019, 9:54 a.m.
An Irish family says they are frustrated at the lack of information from the Zurich police after their son died in a ...
Canoeist drowns in River Rhine

Canoeist drowns in River Rhine

June 4, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
A canoeist has drowned in canton Graubünden. 
Strangers save boy, 3, from freezing Lake Zurich

Strangers save boy, 3, from freezing Lake Zurich

April 11, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
Two passers-by are being hailed as heroes after they dived into a freezing Lake Zurich to rescue a three-year-old boy...
75 year old man dies in Zurich lake

75 year old man dies in Zurich lake

Aug. 20, 2018, 6:25 a.m.
A 75-year-old man has died in a lake in canton Zurich. Two rescue helicopters were used to try to find the man.
No trace of swimmer who disappeared in the River Aare

No trace of swimmer who disappeared in the River Aare

July 26, 2018, 9:19 a.m.
A woman who was swimming with a friend in the River Aare in the canton of Aargau on Tuesday has disappeared without t...
Geneva police issue graphic images to identify body

Geneva police issue graphic images to identify body

June 26, 2018, 6:05 a.m.
Geneva police have taken the unusual step of issuing images of a body found in the Arve River in November 2014. Th...
Geneva police launch major search operation for swimmer

Geneva police launch major search operation for swimmer

Oct. 16, 2017, 6:13 a.m.
Geneva police launched a major search and rescue operation on Friday afternoon after a caller says they saw someone f...
Man dies in Zurich after jumping from crane to lake

Man dies in Zurich after jumping from crane to lake

Sept. 26, 2017, 9:41 a.m.
A man has died in Zurich after jumping off a disused crane into the lake.
Body in Rhone likely to be missing 21 year old from Nyon

Body in Rhone likely to be missing 21 year old from Nyon

Sept. 11, 2017, 9:50 a.m.
A walker discovered a body in the Rhone River at Peney on Friday – a few kilometers downstream from Geneva. Ini...
Rhone River claims another victim in Geneva

Rhone River claims another victim in Geneva

Aug. 31, 2017, 9 a.m.
As the summer comes to an end, the Rhone River has claimed another victim in Geneva. At around 7 last night emergency...
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. 
Summer swimmers warned about the dangers of cooling off

Summer swimmers warned about the dangers of cooling off

July 13, 2017, 7:21 a.m.
Partying by the water’s edge and then taking a dip is a dangerous combination, according to the Swiss Bureau fo...
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.
Man dies after stolen kayak capsizes on Lake Neuchâtel

Man dies after stolen kayak capsizes on Lake Neuchâtel

Sept. 26, 2016, 4:14 p.m.
One man has died and another is injured after stealing a kayak which capsized on Lake Neuchâtel on Saturday nig...
49 people drown in Swiss waters already this year

49 people drown in Swiss waters already this year

Sept. 22, 2016, 1:19 p.m.
49 people have drowned in Swiss waters already this year, almost as much as the total for last year. The Swiss Rescu...
Man drowns in Lake Zurich

Man drowns in Lake Zurich

Aug. 29, 2016, 1:50 p.m.
A man has drowned while swimming in Lake Zurich. Police are trying to identify him to see if he is the same man who ...
Drunk man almost hit by own speedboat after falling into Lake Zurich

Drunk man almost hit by own speedboat after falling into Lake Zurich

Aug. 16, 2016, 9:43 a.m.
A drunk man managed to avoid being hit by his own speedboat when he fell into Lake Zurich on Sunday. According to 20...
Tourist saved from drowning in the Rhine River in Basel

Tourist saved from drowning in the Rhine River in Basel

Aug. 2, 2016, 9:19 a.m.
A tourist has been saved from drowning in the Rhine River in Basel. The man was swimming yesterday when his foot got...
31 deaths in Swiss lakes and rivers this year

31 deaths in Swiss lakes and rivers this year

July 22, 2016, 9:05 a.m.
There have been 31 deaths in lakes and rivers across Switzerland already this year, with more than half of victims be...
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