Hannover 96 goalkeeper Robert Enke commits suicide

Ollie Irish

11th, November 2009

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Terrible news from Germany. Robert Enke has killed himself by jumping in front of a train. He was 32.

The body of the Hannover 96 keeper was found on the tracks on the outskirts of Hanover. His agent, Jorg Neblung, confirmed to German media that it was indeed suicide, as the police first suspected. Enke also left behind a suicide note.

According to the Guardian :

“Enke’s car was found near the scene, unlocked, with his wallet on the seat. The two train drivers reported seeing a man on the tracks and applied the brakes while travelling at about 100mph but could not stop in time, police reported.”

Enke’s troubled state of mind has been linked to the

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