| Thomas Schäfer |
|Born||22 February 1966|
|Died||28 March 2020 (Age 54)|
|Alma mater||University of Marburg|
|Victim of||premature death|
On 27 March 2020, he announced, together with the minister of economy, Tarek Al-Wazir, the state's financial help in the Corona crisis for freelancers and small businesses, saying: "The fight against the Corona crisis will not fail because of money.
Paramedics "were unable to initially identify the remains due to the extent of the injuries."
"Investigators said an investigation on the scene confirmed the identity of the man as Schäfer and that the death was likely a suicide. Police did not immediately release further details of the case."