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Was 'guru' involved in Miss Austria's death?
Kadic fell from the Bergisel panorama platform. Photo: APA/Zeitungsfoto.at

Was 'guru' involved in Miss Austria's death?

The Local · 4 Feb 2016, 14:46

Published: 04 Feb 2016 14:46 GMT+01:00

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According to Kadic's family the young woman spent every free moment with the mystery man, and described him as a guru and a wonder healer.

They said that she was totally under his spell. The man apparently studied Chinese medicine and creates esoteric texts claiming to have a godlike understanding of the mysteries of life.

The 26-year-old died from injuries sustained when she fell 30m off the side of the Bergisel mountain near her home in the city of Innsbruck.

She suffered a fractured skull, collapsed lung, numerous broken bones and despite several emergency operations died in hospital a few hours after she was found by two students.

Initial reports said she had been jogging when she fell, and she was known to be a keen fitness enthusiast and runner. However, shortly before she fell eyewitnesses told police that she was sitting on the side of a viewing platform using her mobile phone.

It has now been revealed that she was talking to the unnamed guru who her family are demanding be questioned by police over the young woman's death.

According to her phone records after she fell, she apparently called him and the line was open for a minute, although it's unclear if she spoke to the man or left a message on his answer machine.

The family have hired a top local lawyer, Dr Hermann Holzmann, to liaise with police over the death and to demand that the guru, who has not been named, be interviewed about what was said on the phone.

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If it could be revealed he knew that she was about to jump and was aware that she had suicidal intentions, he could be prosecuted.

"There is a suspicion that somebody aided her in her suicide. The parents have a right to finally know the truth," lawyer Holzmann said. He added that the police need to act and interview the guru to find out what really happened.

Story courtesy of Central European News.

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