The body of a woman in her thirties was found in her apartment on Friday evening in Montbéliard (Doubs) and her spouse is wanted by the police, AFP learned from a police source on Saturday.
The police were contacted on Friday around 8:30 p.m. by a man explaining that a friend of his had called him to tell him that he had killed his wife, according to this source.
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On the spot, "
a woman of about 30 years
" is discovered lifeless, added the same source.
The causes of death are not known.
Her husband, 41, was still at large on Saturday.
According to the
, this man is known to justice, but not for acts of domestic violence, and the couple had no children.
The Montbéliard prosecutor's office did not respond to AFP's requests on Saturday at midday and the city police station did not wish to communicate.