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Lyon: a man tortured live on Tiktok, his lifeless body found on Sunday


A 54-year-old man was found dead Sunday morning in an apartment in the 2nd arrondissement of Lyon. On Friday, a video of the victim's torture was posted on the TikTok social network.

Le Figaro Lyon

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The mutilated body of a man was found next to the M7 expressway (ex-A7) in an apartment located on Quai Perrache, in Lyon (2nd arrondissement) on Sunday morning.

On Friday, the Pharos platform, which collects reports of illicit online activities, had been alerted by the social network TikTok “

of the broadcast of a video depicting a scene of violence involving a man lying on the ground, partially naked and victim of beatings.

“, confides the parquet floor of Lyon to Figaro, confirming information from



In all, two individuals appeared in this video taken on the afternoon of February 3.

A flagrant investigation was immediately opened for "

acts of torture and barbarism in an organized gang and kidnapping in an organized gang


During the night of February 4 to 5, investigations made it possible to locate this apartment located in a building in the 2nd arrondissement "

as likely to be the place of commission of the facts

", indicates the prosecution.

Two suspects arrested as they slept near the corpse

Inside, investigators discovered the lifeless body of a 54-year-old man in the living room while two individuals were arrested while they were sleeping in the adjoining bedroom.

The first findings of forensic medicine carried out on the victim's body revealed numerous traces of violence.

An autopsy will be performed on Tuesday for further examinations.

The investigation "

for murder in an organized gang

" is continuing in order to determine the exact circumstances and the motive for this passage to the criminal act.

Source: lefigaro

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