Doctor Fritz von weizsäcker, son of the former President of Germany Richard von weizsäcker, was mortally wounded during the lecture.
According to the newspaper Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg, the incident took place in the Schlosspark clinic, which is located near the Charlottenburg Palace in Berlin. During a speech to Weizsacker, a man came up and stabbed him.
From the received wounds the 59-year-old doctor died. Was also wounded by one of the visitors of the lecture, which tried to prevent the attacker. At the moment the suspect has been detained. The motive is still unclear.
Fritz von weizsäcker held the post of chief physician, Schlosspark clinic since 2005. His father, Richard von weizsäcker was President of Germany from 1984 to 1994.