An owner of the Brazilian night club where 235 people perished in a weekend fire tried to commit suicide, police said Wednesday, as the number of survivors seeking medical treatment after the disaster continued to rise.
A policeman checks the Kiss nightclub where a blaze killed more than 230 people on January 28, 2013 in Brazil. An owner of the club tried to commit suicide, police said, as the number of survivors seeking medical treatment after the disaster continued to rise.
Elissandro Sphor tried to kill himself with a plastic shower hose, said senior police official Lilian Carus in the town of Cruz Alta 125 kilometers (about 80 miles) from Santa Maria, where the club owner is hospitalized.
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