It is the companion of this 62-year-old police major who found his body this Monday morning.
As the France 3 announcement, confirming information from the Actu 17 site, a police officer from the Amiens police station, in the Somme, committed suicide with a hunting rifle.
According to David Preud'homme, the departmental director of public security (DDSP) of the Somme, who participated in a press conference in the premises of the police station where the victim worked, this father "went through a very complicated personal period. ".
"Someone very important and very appreciated in the police force"
He had been hospitalized for a month.
“He was a very important and well-liked person in the police force.
There is great emotion in all of the staff.
It's complicated for the police today ”, also testified the director of the DDSP, about this father of several children, including one aged 8 years.
The man had, during his career, made several trips back and forth between Picardy and the Paris region and served as a hooliganism referent for the Amiens SC football club.
Already Sunday, a police officer, assigned to the specialized field brigade (BST) of Strasbourg (Bas-Rhin), killed himself with his service weapon, at his home. This father of two children, in his forties, was married to a policewoman. An investigation has been opened to shed light on the circumstances of this desperate gesture.