Two men killed in Traveler camp, suspect arrested

Two men killed in Traveler camp, suspect arrested
Two men killed in Traveler camp, suspect arrested

Murders – Two men died Tuesday in Brienne-la-Vieille, near Troyes, in a camp for people belonging to the community of settled Travelers. A suspect has been arrested

Tuesday evening, a man presented himself to the Brienne-le-Château gendarmerie brigade, near Troyes (Aube). He came to say that shots had been fired at the camp of settled Travelers and that he knew the shooter.

On site, the lifeless bodies of the two men were discovered, one in a house, the other nearby. They were aged 53 and 36, while a third man was injured “in the head”. But his days are not in danger, said Troyes public prosecutor Julie Bernier in a press release. A flagrant investigation was opened into the counts of assassinations and attempted assassinations.

A 53-year-old man arrested

According to the first elements collected, the perpetrator used “one or even two firearms” against the people present in this home and hit the other man with one of them. them, specifies Julie Bernier. Significant resources were deployed to try to find him.

At 9:45 a.m. this Wednesday, the GIGN arrested “the man designated as the perpetrator”, aged 53, in a wooded area near the scene of the tragedy. He was taken into custody. The weapons having been able(…) Read more on 20minutes

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