DRAMA The hypothesis of a double homicide followed by a suicide emerges. The mother of the family was killed by asphyxiation
The lifeless bodies of two women and a man were discovered in a house in Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande, near Rennes. Seals have been placed on the pavilion. — C. Allain/20 Minutes
Investigators now know a little more about the causes of the deaths of at least two of the three people found dead on Wednesday evening in a house in Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande, in the suburbs of Rennes. The mother of the family, aged 62, seems to have been strangled. His body had been discovered elongated on a bed. Her husband, at the age of 50 years old, hanged himself.
“The autopsies carried out today have confirmed the death by hanging of the gentleman, the presence of traumatic lesions in the lady with a cause of death. most certainly by mechanical asphyxiation which nevertheless remains at risk. confirmed by additional examinations”, indicates the prosecutor of the Republic of Rennes, Philippe Astruc.
The cause of death of their 25-year-old daughter is still unknown. His body had been found lying down on the floor of a bedroom. “No traumatic injury was found. found in the young woman and the cause of her death is not at this stage not determined. Additional examinations, particularly toxicological ones, were carried out. ordered,” said Philippe Astruc.
An investigation for assassinations has been carried out. opened by the police. The hypothesis of a double homicide, followed by a suicide, organized by the father of the family emerges clearly. Especially since an unsigned writing justifying the acts and evoking a “ill-being” of the author has been left. “Regarding the authentication of found mail at the family home, it was found a strong similarity with the writings of Mr. but a more in-depth handwriting comparison examination was ordered,” adds the public prosecutor.