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Doubs: a woman found dead in her car, her companion shot dead by the gendarmes

2021-07-24T18:43:55.594Z

The 50-year-old's body was found in the trunk of a car. The body of a woman was found Friday evening in a village in Doubs, where her companion was shot dead by the gendarmes after assaulting and threatening several people, we learned on Saturday from the Besançon prosecutor's office. The investigation will have to confirm whether this 39-year-old man killed his 54-year-old partner, as the first elements seem to suggest. According to the regional dail



The body of a woman was found Friday evening in a village in Doubs, where her companion was shot dead by the gendarmes after assaulting and threatening several people, we learned on Saturday from the Besançon prosecutor's office.

The investigation will have to confirm whether this 39-year-old man killed his 54-year-old partner, as the first elements seem to suggest.

According to the regional daily L'Est Républicain, he would indeed have entrusted a firefighter "

before collapsing

" to have "

beaten

" her.

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This drama, around which many gray areas remain, took place Friday evening in Guillon-les-Bains, a town of 110 inhabitants near Besançon.

The body of the fifty-year-old was found in the trunk of the car, parked for an unknown reason on the side of a small road on the heights of the village, according to the prosecution.

"With stones"

According to the first elements, she was the victim of a "

head trauma

", it was added.

The vehicle, a Twingo, had two impacts to the front windshield and a broken tail light.

The rear windshield was completely missing, according to the same source.

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For a reason still unknown, his companion hit "

with stones

" a driver who had stopped after seeing the vehicle.

However, the victim managed to flee and sound the alarm.

Walking back down to the village where a party was taking place, the attacker, "

visibly very excited

", then "

threatened the mayor and the people

" present, who managed to scare him away, according to the same source.

Returning to the vehicle, he came face to face with the firefighters who had arrived on the scene, striking “

a punch to one of them

”, before fleeing into the forest where “

total night

” reigned

.

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Also alerted, the gendarmes found him.

"

Threatening

", he advanced towards the soldiers who then used a taser, before shooting him in the chest, according to the prosecution, which specifies that the individual died "

two hours later

".

The General Inspectorate of the National Gendarmerie (IGGN) was seized, it was specified.

The prosecution says it has not received any report for domestic violence concerning this couple, domiciled in the vicinity.

The suspect only had two records on his record, for theft and driving under the influence of alcohol.

The autopsy of the bodies will take place at the beginning of the week.

Source: lefigaro

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