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Man found dead in camper van

Police believe auto-erotic game may be cause of death

03 January, 13:49
Man found dead in camper van (ANSA) - Riva del Garda (Trento), January 3 - A man was found dead in a camper van in the northern province of Trentino on Thursday evening after what police believe was an auto-erotic game gone wrong.

The man, an Austrian aged 41, was found with climbing ropes around his neck but not in such a way as to suggest an act of suicide. He was in mountainous Trentino to rock climb but had made no contact with his family in Innsbruck for a couple of days.

Police are also investigating traces of what could be a drug. Meanwhile, it seems they have ruled out sudden death from illness and homicide.