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Schumacher theft suspect found hanged in jail

A man arrested on suspicion of stealing Michael Schumacher's medial records following his skiing accident has been found dead. The unnamed man was a manager at Swiss Air rescue company Rega - which transferred Schumacher to hospital - and is believed to have stolen the files and offered them for sale to several newspapers for £40,000 ($68,000). He was arrested on Tuesday, but was found hanged in his jail cell on Wednesday morning by Swiss police. Schumacher was transferred from a French hospital to a Swiss hospital nearer his home by the helicopter company in June. Prosecutors had been investigating a possible breach of privacy at Rega after they tracked the sale back to a company...
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