A woman killed in Niort, her partner arrested – LINFO.re

A woman killed in Niort, her partner arrested – LINFO.re
A woman killed in Niort, her partner arrested – LINFO.re

On Saturday, July 6, 2024, a woman was found dead in an apartment in Niort. After fleeing, her partner was arrested and taken into custody on Monday.

Parents of three children

In apartment no. 30 of the tower located on rue Guy-Guilloteau in Niorta police seal indicates “murder” on the door. A white rose, probably left by the victim’s sister, lies on the ground, reports The New RepublicIt was on July 6 that the firefighters, alerted by third parties, discovered the young woman’s body. The autopsy was not yet completed on July 8.

The main suspect is the victim’s partner and father of their three children, aged 7, 4 and 18 months. Wanted since Saturday, he surprised everyone by posting two live videos on TikTok, where he gave his version of events without showing himself. A neighbour expressed his skepticism and insisted on the need for the suspect to surrender and explain himself.

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“I don’t kill her”

The livestreamed videos attracted more than 1,000 viewers, including local teenagers and the Poitiers judicial police. The latter were closely monitoring the suspect’s statements and his potential location. In addition to the videos, the suspect posted two old photos of himself and his girlfriend with the message in English: “I don’t kill her”.

It remains to be seen whether these posts will have any impact on the investigation. However, the companion, still the main suspect, was arrested and taken into custody on July 8. He will now have to provide explanations to the police, outside of social networks.

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