1 dead, 8 hospitalized after spiked drinks in Bavarian bar

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German police say one man has died and eight others have been hospitalized in serious condition after drinking spiked drinks at a bar in Bavaria

BERLIN — One man died and eight others were hospitalized in serious condition after drinking spiked drinks at a bar in Bavaria, German police said Monday.

The man who died was 52 years old, and the others were between 33 and 52, police told German news agency dpa.

The incident happened Saturday night in the Bavarian town of Weiden. When police arrived at the bar, they found people lying on the ground with cramps and eight of them had to be hospitalized.

A police spokeswoman told public broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk that there was a suspicion of negligent homicide but that they weren’t looking at any suspects for the time being.