Simon Stocker


Age: 27

Swiss arsonist and spree killer who had reportedly attacked and stabbed several people at random with a knife and burning liquid on a moving train in eastern Switzerland during a grisly August 13 multiple stabbing and arson attack in which a 34-year-old female passenger later died of her injuries and six other people were seriously wounded in the incident after he poured a flammable liquid that caught fire on a crowded Swiss train at the St. Gallen railway station in the town of Salez, Switzerland along its border with Liechtenstein, in the Swiss authorities have ruled out terrorism behind the train attack, but the motive was not immediately clear.

Cause of Death: Smoke inhalation and burns sustained in a knife attack and arson

Born: July 14, 1989

Died: August 14, 2016

St. Gallen, Switzerland