Young German aristocrat found dead

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4 January 2007, Potsdam, Germany (dpa) - Felix von Quistorp, a 14-year-old aristocrat from one of Europe's oldest families, was found dead Wednesday in a well after going missing during a Christmas visit to his grandparents' estate in Bavaria in southern Germany. While police have not finally determined the cause of the boy's death, a police spokesman said they suspected it was the result of an accident. Police have also not ruled out suicide. A pupil of an exclusive private German school, von Quistorp was

4 January 2007

Potsdam, Germany (dpa) - Felix von Quistorp, a 14-year-old aristocrat from one of Europe's oldest families, was found dead Wednesday in a well after going missing during a Christmas visit to his grandparents' estate in Bavaria in southern Germany.

While police have not finally determined the cause of the boy's death, a police spokesman said they suspected it was the result of an accident. Police have also not ruled out suicide.

A pupil of an exclusive private German school, von Quistorp was the son of Maria Freiin von Fuerstenberg and Karl-Alexander von Quistorp. The couple recently separated.

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