How a troubled violinist came to drown off the coast of Greecemain
The Independent is the second English-language outlet, after Slipped Disc, to report the death of Baris Yazgi, a Kurdish-Turkish violinist who died last week in the Aegean Sea, still clutching his violin case.
Reporter Lizzie Dearden has pieced together fragments of his movements and his motives by taking to family members and a former girlfriend.
Read her account here.
And our editorial here.