A man in his twenties was taken into police custody and hospitalized after the murder of a sixty-year-old night watchman in a home in Auray (Morbihan).
During the night from Thursday to Friday, “the gendarmes of Auray were called around midnight, following an attack reported at the home of young workers. On site, they discovered an inanimate and seriously injured person on the ground, ”Stéphane Kellenberger, public prosecutor of Lorient, said on Saturday.
The suspect had to be sedated and then hospitalized
The victim was the night watchman of the structure, aged about sixty, “who presented the scars of significant violence, with numerous wounds, in particular located at the level of the head”.
“Witnesses pointed to the respondent, resident of the home, in his twenties. Initially placed in police custody, he was to be sedated, then quickly hospitalized under duress, in a specialized establishment, ”added the prosecutor.
An investigation was opened in flagrante delicto, the criminal count of murder.