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Gdansk mayor died after knife attack

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After the knife attack on the mayor of the Polish city of Danzig (Gdansk), Pawel Adamowicz, yesterday this died today. This was announced by the hospital today. Adamowicz was attacked during a charity event on an open stage with a knife. The blade was, according to prosecutors, almost 15 inches long.

Previously, Poland’s public prosecutor’s office accused the alleged perpetrator attempted murder. According to preliminary findings, the 27-year-old acted on the basis of low motives, said Deputy Prosecutor General Krzysztof Sierak. The investigation against the man continued. According to media reports, revenge was the motive for the act.

In the attacker, the investigators did not exclude a mental illness and announced a psychological examination. The perpetrator had called after the fact that he was innocent in custody, as shown in Polish media widespread video footage. He blamed Adamowicz’s former Civic Platform (PO) party for this, he said. According to the Polish authorities, the man was detained for five and a half years for several armed bank robberies