The inhabitants of the rue Ernest-Bellanger in Château-Renault (Indre-et-Loire) woke up this Saturday morning surrounded by the gendarmes. Part of the street near the town’s church is blocked off with ribbons to allow the police to carry out findings in a condominium located in the town center of the town.
The 24-year-old victim succumbed to his injuries
The gendarmes have been warned around 5:30 am this Saturday morning of a violent brawl between two men aged 24 and 34. On site, they find that the youngest is seriously injured and has numerous stab wounds. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The suspect has been convicted several times
The gendarmes of the Amboise gendarmerie brigade as well as the gendarmes of Château-Renault and Monnaie heard several witnesses who named a man as the author of the fatal blows. The 34-year-old suspect was arrested by the gendarmes and taken into custody on the count of intentional homicide. “He is known to the gendarmerie and has been convicted on several occasions by the criminal court.“, says the prosecutor of the Republic of Tours, Grégoire Dulin.
Investigations continue to determine the exact circumstances and the motive for this murder.