Switzerland police probing 4 deaths, one severe injury after possible group jump

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Geneva Canton Police on 16 June 2021 in Geneva, Switzerland.
Geneva Canton Police on 16 June 2021 in Geneva, Switzerland.
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GENEVA – Four people appeared to have jumped to their death in the Swiss resort of Montreux on Lake Geneva, and a fifth is in a serious condition, cantonal police said on Thursday.

The Vaud cantonal police said in a tweet: 

Five people were found at the foot of a building. One of the five victims has been hospitalised and is in serious condition. The four others are dead.

Alexandre Bisenz, police spokesperson, told the 20 Minutes newspaper that the five people appeared to have jumped from their apartment, near the town's lakeside casino, for reasons unknown.

No other details were immediately available.

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