his daughter and his companion indicted.
The daughter of a septuagenarian killed by a number of stab wounds in Haguenau (Bas-Rhin) and her accomplice have been indicted for her homicide, with no obvious motive, we discovered on Tuesday from the Strasbourg prosecutor’s workplace. The 2 girls had been arrested in Bordeaux.
“As a part of their police custody, the 2 girls admitted to having gone to the sufferer’s house with knives so as to kill him,” mentioned Sébastien Pompey, deputy prosecutor.
The emergency providers had found Thursday in the course of the day the physique of the sufferer, a 73-year-old lady, bodily diminished, larded with a number of stab wounds and with a plastic bag on her head.
The info occurred on the evening of Wednesday to Thursday. The sufferer in all probability opened the door to his daughter and daughter-in-law who didn’t have the keys to the house situated in a residential space of Haguenau, a city of 35,000 inhabitants situated north of Strasbourg. No hint of break-in was discovered.
Flight to Bordeaux
As a pair, the 2 girls, aged 33 and 39, had claimed their crime within the morning from a relative and had fled to the Bordeaux area. The duo, with a confirmed psychiatric historical past, had been arrested the identical afternoon.
“Barely three hours handed between our alert and their arrest 1,000 kilometers away”, close to Bordeaux station, welcomed Mr. Pompey.
Transferred to the Alsatian capital on Monday, the 2 girls, thought of to be co-authors of this assassination, had been introduced to an investigating choose who positioned them in pre-trial detention. “They supply little clarification of the motives of the crime or their place of vacation spot,” mentioned Mr. Pompey.
An post-mortem was to be carried out Tuesday afternoon on the Strasbourg forensic institute.
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