A body probably present "
for several weeks
" was found in a wood by a hunter in La Longueville in the North department, said Sunday January 29 the prosecution of Avesnes-sur-Helpe, which does not rule out "
The body was discovered late Saturday afternoon by a hunter, who alerted the gendarmes.
The causes of death remain unknown and “
no lead has yet been ruled out
Elements still unknown
Examination of the dentition of the deceased, like the first personal effects found on the spot, rather suggested a young individual and of male sex, without it being possible however to be able to affirm it with certainty at this stage
, has indicated Laurent Dumaine, prosecutor of Avesnes-sur-Help.
An autopsy of the corpse as well as various scientific analyzes will be carried out at the beginning of the week
An investigation into the causes of death was opened and entrusted to the research section of the Lille gendarmerie and the territorial brigade of Bavay.
No link could be established between these facts and the ongoing investigation into the disappearance of a couple of octogenarians which occurred in January
", whose telephone was located in the town of La Longueville shortly before his death.
disappearance, said Laurent Dumaine.