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June 30, 1994 | ERIC MALNIC, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Just hours after he was convicted and sentenced to life in prison for strangling nine prostitutes in Austria and the Los Angeles area, an infamous author-inmate was found dead in his Austrian prison cell Wednesday, an apparent suicide victim. The body of Jack Unterweger, 43, was found hanging from a curtain rod, according to the Austrian Ministry of Justice. Officials said he apparently had used a cord from his jogging pants to hang himself.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 30, 1994 | ERIC MALNIC, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Just hours after he was convicted and sentenced to life in prison for strangling nine prostitutes in Austria and the Los Angeles area, an infamous author-inmate was found dead in his Austrian prison cell Wednesday, an apparent suicide victim. The body of Jack Unterweger, 43, was found hanging from a curtain rod, according to the Austrian Ministry of Justice. Officials said he apparently had used a cord from his jogging pants to hang himself.
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May 30, 1988 | From Reuters
A 23-year-old male nurse suffering from AIDS killed himself by driving deliberately into an oncoming train, police said Sunday. Max Steiner, from Rederschen, Switzerland, smashed into the passenger train on a level crossing near the southern Austrian village of Mittlern on Saturday night. His car was dragged 300 yards.
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February 11, 1991 | Associated Press
A 68-year-old Austrian woman shot and killed herself in front of the U.S. Embassy on Sunday in what police called a protest against the Gulf War. A spokesman said a note clutched in the unidentified woman's hand cited the war as her motive.
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February 11, 1991 | Associated Press
A 68-year-old Austrian woman shot and killed herself in front of the U.S. Embassy on Sunday in what police called a protest against the Gulf War. A spokesman said a note clutched in the unidentified woman's hand cited the war as her motive.
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December 29, 1989 | From Associated Press
The family that helped Nicolae Ceausescu rule Romania for 24 years was in ruins Thursday--its leading members dead by firing squad, a brother hanged by his own hand and several other relatives under arrest. Marin Ceausescu, 74, the eldest brother of the deposed dictator, was found hanged in the trade section of the Romanian Embassy in Vienna on Thursday, an apparent suicide, Vienna police said.
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October 30, 1988 | JOHN HOLLAND, United Press International
Despite Austrian efforts to curb the admission of East Bloc economic refugees, its once-efficient refugee housing system has begun to break down, leaving hundreds to sleep crammed in church pews and even leading to refugee suicides. Austria admitted 6,400 refugees last year. In this year's first nine months it admitted 13,500. Published reports say this year's $40-million budget already is exhausted. Thousands are being simply told to go home.
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December 29, 1989 | From Associated Press
The family that helped Nicolae Ceausescu rule Romania for 24 years was in ruins Thursday--its leading members dead by firing squad, a brother hanged by his own hand and several other relatives under arrest. Marin Ceausescu, 74, the eldest brother of the deposed dictator, was found hanged in the trade section of the Romanian Embassy in Vienna on Thursday, an apparent suicide, Vienna police said.
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May 30, 1988 | From Reuters
A 23-year-old male nurse suffering from AIDS killed himself by driving deliberately into an oncoming train, police said Sunday. Max Steiner, from Rederschen, Switzerland, smashed into the passenger train on a level crossing near the southern Austrian village of Mittlern on Saturday night. His car was dragged 300 yards.
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