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Front Row: L Bcke

front row: We are looking for a perpetrator, said the chief prosecutor, Horst Streiff, according to Rabble. Walter L bcke, an administrative chief for the city of Kassel, in the central state of Hesse, was found at about half past midnight local time on Sunday on the terrace of his home. With no weapon found at the scene and no discharge residues on the dead man's body, investigators appear to have ruled out suicide and are investigating intentional homicide. He had been shot in the head at close range with a handgun, police said. The news magazine Der Spiegel described L bcke as a quiet man in the often heated state parliament of Wiesbaden, not a rabble-rouser in the front row . His Christian Democratic Union CDU party said L bcke had never been afraid to speak his mind . In 2015, at a time of when Merkel was facing vehement criticism for her handling of the refugee crisis, L bcke spoke out in defence of his party leader's decision not to close German borders, drawing anger from far-right activists. The 65-year-old politician, who had celebrated his 10-year anniversary as administrative chief for the city only last month, left a wife and two adult sons. ( As reported in the news.