MACABRE Could be a double homicide followed by a suicide
The police were on the spot, Wednesday evening, November 23. — Camille Allain
It could be a double homicide followed by a suicide. Three people from the same family, two women and a man, were found lifeless on Wednesday in a house in Saint-Jacques-de-La-Lande, a town adjoining Rennes, according to information from the prosecution.
“At the scene, the bodies of the three deceased were discovered by firefighters. The man was found. hanged, the woman lying on her bed and their daughter on the floor of her bedroom,” Philippe Astruc, Public Prosecutor of Rennes, confirming information from Ouest-France.
Traces of trauma
He’s about a father of a family, at the age of 50 years old and employed; in the department of Ille-et-Vilaine as a maintenance agent for a college, his wife, aged 62, retired, and their 25-year-old daughter. On Wednesday afternoon, the firefighters went to the scene, a residential street, because the young woman’s employer was worried about her absence.
“The first forensic findings revealed the existence of trauma on the body of the woman [in her 60s]. No trace of violence was visible on her daughter”s body,” the magistrate, specifying that autopsies were ordered “in order to determine precisely the causes of death”.
Letter from suicide
“A writing was found. at the family home, apparently signed of the hand of man, in which he announced to put an end to his days as well as those of his partner and his daughter. He attributed his actions to a malaise that could be linked to a serious illness from which he would be suffering,” Philippe Astruc. A handwriting comparison review must be done to verify the origin of this writing.
A flagrance investigation has been carried out. open and entrusted to safety department of Ille-et-Vilaine under the qualification of assassinations. No items noted do not leave to At this stage, an outside intervention can be foreseen. The family was unknown to the authorities; judiciary, both criminal and civil, and particularly in family matters. No complaints or handrails were recorded concerning them, according to the same source.