The prosecutor's office of Lorient has opened an investigation after the discovery of the lifeless body of a woman Saturday in a river in Lanester (Finistère), we learned from the prosecutor of the Republic. According to the prosecutor of Lorient Stéphane Kellenberger, the body was discovered by walkers Saturday morning in the water of Blavet.
The victim is "a woman of about 25 years, of European type" whose identity is unknown at this stage, said the magistrate. She was found naked and bore marks of strangulation, a police source said Sunday.
The prosecutor of Lorient confirmed Saturday that "an investigation is underway, entrusted to the departmental security of the central police station of Lorient". "(The investigation) should shed more light on the circumstances of his death, including the completion of a forensic autopsy, scheduled for early next week," continued the prosecutor.