A man and a woman in their fifties were found dead, killed by firearm in Roppentzwiller (Haut-Rhin), we learned this Thursday from a source close to the file and firefighters. Firefighters said they were called at 08:43 a.m. on Thursday by the couple's daughter and discovered two people shot dead in the home. The man was 55 years old, the woman 50 years old. The findings are ongoing to know if it is a homicide followed by a suicide or a double homicide, according to the source close to the file.
Alerted by neighbors
The daughter of the victims had been alerted by neighbors who had not heard from the couple since the day before and heard dogs barking inside the home, according to firefighters. The gendarmes went to the scene. Requested, the prosecutor of the Republic of Mulhouse, Edwige Roux-Morizot, did not wish to communicate. Roppentzwiller is a village of about 700 inhabitants located in the south of Alsace, about twenty kilometers from the Swiss border.