Other way around most likely. First person account by one of his cousins
discusses shards of green bottle glass imbedded in Rudolf's scalp, heavy
trauma to the skull. Unless he was indeed a mighty warrior capable of braining
himself in such a fashion, I think either Maria did him in and then herself,
or did him in and was then dispatched to avoid a scandal, or they were both
done in by Franz Josef.
> Marie's cousin, the crown prince Rudolph, likely did in his girl at
> Rick Parker