Urs Hans von Aesch

 

 

Age: 67

 

Summary: Swiss registered sex offender who was regarded by authorities as the key suspect in the abduction and murder of 5-year-old Ylenia Lenhard (who is still reported missing and whose body was believed to have been buried in the woods in between villages in northeastern Switzerland), and who briefly became the prime suspect in the highly-publicized disappearance of 6-year-old Madeleine McCann while he was apparently on holiday in the Algarve region of Portugal at the time earlier this year.

 

 

Cause of Death: Suicide by self-inflicted gunshot wound

 

Born: November 11, 1940

 

Died: July 31, 2007

 

Location: Appenzell, Switzerland