A ‘SEX sport gone improper’ wakened lodge friends at 3am as a German bouncer is charged with the homicide of a Brit heiress, studies say.
Marc Schätzle, 30, will stand trial in Switzerland charged with the demise of Anna Reed, 22, along with counts of fraud and theft.
The German father-of-two – who has facial tattoos – met privately-educated Anna in Thailand whereas she was on a round-the-world journey.
After a whirlwind romance, the pair booked into the luxury Lodge la Palma au Lac in Locarno on the foot of the Swiss Alps.
Anna, from Harrogate, North Yorks – heiress to a multi-million pound racehorse fortune – was discovered lifeless in her lodge rest room in April 2019.
A postmortem confirmed she died from strangulation and had additionally suffered small cuts and fractures.
‘SEX GAME GONE WRONG’
Prosecutors in Switzerland say that Schätzle claims Anna died in an “erotic sport that went improper”.
However, in response to The Instances, friends on the Swiss lodge complained about noise coming from Room 501 at 3am – hours earlier than Anna was discovered lifeless.
A porter was even reportedly known as to the £200-per-night penthouse suite to “calm the state of affairs down”.
The subsequent morning, Schätzle got here right down to the foyer and appeared “agitated”, a lodge supply mentioned.
They instructed The Instances: “The receptionist may inform by his tone that it was critical so known as an ambulance.
“The medics went straight as much as the room. She was on the ground of the lavatory.
“They tried to resuscitate her however there was no response. She was already lifeless.”
Schätzle denies intentionally killing Anna, but Swiss police do not consider him.
Investigators discovered certainly one of Anna’s bank cards hidden in one of many lodge lifts and suspect that Schätzle had stolen it from her both earlier than or after her demise and hid it.
A prosecution supply instructed The Instances: “The declare that she died in a intercourse sport was by no means convincing. We consider she was murdered for monetary achieve.”
And whereas Schätzle and Anna appeared like an odd match based mostly on bodily look – by way of background, they might not have been extra completely different.
Schätzle’s social media deal with is ‘Marc Dirtywhite’ – with Soiled White being a road time period for “uncooked cocaine” and in addition a white supremacist group biker gang.
There isn’t a suggestion that Schätzle – who’s closely tattooed and has the phrase “warrior” brandished on his brow – holds any supremacist views.
Anna, whose granddad was Man Reed, a outstanding proprietor and breeder of racehorses, was privately educated at Ashville School in England and moved to Berlin after her A-levels.
However judging by their social media posts, the heiress appeared pleased along with her German boyfriend.
On the night of Anna’s demise they shared a £100 bottle of champagne over dinner earlier than returning to their lodge.
They usually had been pictured smiling on the terrace of their lakeside lodge after checking into their penthouse hours earlier than the alleged homicide.
Schätzle’s ex and mum of his two youngsters, instructed a Swiss newspaper that she didn’t consider he could possibly be accountable for Ms Reed’s demise.
Michèle Bochsler, who was Schätzle’s partner for eight years, said after his arrest: “I am 1,000 per cent sure he did not mean to kill this young woman.
“He never ever has been violent. Never ever. It’s just not possible.
“I am so sure that he is innocent. It was an accident, it must have been.”
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