NewsWell-known forensic doctor Werner Janssen died

Well-known forensic doctor Werner Janssen died

Janssen examined, among other things, the cause of death of Uwe Barschel. The family of the late RAF terrorist Ulrike Meinhof also asked him for help. Janssen has now died at the age of 97.

Hamburg (dpa) – The forensic doctor and former director of the Institute for Forensic Medicine at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) Werner Janssen is dead.

His direct successor, colleague Klaus Püschel, who retired last year, told the German Press Agency that he suddenly died on October 1st.

In the past, Janssen investigated, among other things, the cause of death of the former Prime Minister of Schleswig-Holstein Uwe Barschel, as well as that of the RAF terrorist Ulrike Meinhof on behalf of her family.

In an obituary notice in the “Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung”, Püschel and forensic doctors Bernd Brinkmann and Manfred Kleiber expressed their condolences: “Your students will keep you in grateful memories,” it said here.

Janssen was 97 years old. dpa

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