VIOLENCE According to the first of the investigation, the suspect who had just been turned away from a gas station strangled “for no apparent reason” four people including a 70-year-old lady in a coma
A 25-year-old man strangled "for no apparent reason" four people in the street in Villeurbanne. Among his victims, a 70-year-old woman is today in a state of absolute emergency. — Caroline Girardon/20 Minutes
A 25-year-old man was arrested Wednesday at Villeurbanne for violently assaulting “for no apparent reason” four people in the Doua district. One of them, a 70-year-old woman, is currently in a state of “absolute emergency”, indicates the Lyon public prosecutor's office confirming information from Progrès. The latter has opened an investigation for “attempted murder”.
The septuagenarian was found unconscious on the roadway around 6 p.m., near a gas station. Hit in the face, she suffers from cerebral edema. The suspect allegedly strangled her at “bare hand” after having been repressed of the establishment. The individual who wore a djellaba, according to the regional daily, had an altercation with the manager for reasons still unknown.
Victims strangled at random
Furious, the man came out into the street to randomly attack its victims. In total, four people “just passing by or having tried to to intervene during attacks” have been Strangled and threatened with death.
Arrested; in the aftermath, the young man was placed on guard at; seen. Investigations are continuing to determine the exact circumstances of the facts. According to Le Progrès, the terrorist track is not retained, that of the gesture of an unbalanced person. is preferred.