The deputy director of the SZ, Alexandra Föderl-Schmid, is missing. Your car was found.

Alexandra Föderl-Schmid, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of SZ.

Missing: SZ deputy editor-in-chief Alexandra Föderl-Schmid Photo: Friedrich Bungert/Picture Alliance/SZ Photo

SEDAN taz | The journalist missing in the Bavarian Inn Valley, wanted since Thursday morning, is the deputy editor of the newspaper size Act by Alexandra Föderl-Schmid. That's what she reports. Passauer Neue Presse with reference to information from the Bayern media group.

As confirmed by the Upper Austrian State Police Directorate at the request of the Bavarian media group, an operation was underway at the inn. Objects that could be clearly identified with the missing person were found on the shore and in the water. Föderl-Schmid's car was also found near the border. When asked by the police, the Bavarian police simply confirmed that they were looking for a 53-year-old woman from Munich. Föderl-Schmid was born on January 30, 1971. She is still missing.

The chief deputy director of South German newspaper He is currently facing accusations of plagiarism in relation to his journalistic contributions and his doctoral thesis. In recent days, the accusations have seemed like a campaign. He South German newspaper had started an investigation. Föderl-Schmid himself then retired from daily work at the newspaper.

Editor's note, February 9, 2024, 8:45 am: As a general rule, the Taz does not report suicides or unconfirmed suspicions of suicide. The taz editorial team decided to report on this case because Alexandra Föderl-Schmid, as deputy editor-in-chief of SZ, is a public figure who has faced accusations of plagiarism. Our text was initially published with the title “Suicide is feared.” However, this title focuses on a so far unconfirmed suspicion and assumption, and not on the fact that Alexandra Föderl-Schmid is missing. For this reason, the title was later adjusted and the text updated.