Marseille: A man arrested for attempting to burn his companion by fire

Marseille: A man arrested for attempting to burn his companion by fire


A 25-year-old young man was arrested last week in the 4th arrondissement of Marseille (Bouches-du-Rhône) for attempting to set his companion on fire. The person is also in an irregular situation on the territory, we learn from the Actu 17 media.

A story that could have ended very badly. A 25-year-old young man is said to have died on April 4 last Thursdaye District of Marseille (Bouches-du-Rhône). Arrested since then, he is also in an irregular situation on the territory, we learn in particular from the media Actu 17.

An investigation has been launched into facts that allegedly took place shortly before 7:30 p.m. on Thursday 5 January, when the police were alerted to intervene in Rue Sainte-Adélaïde.

an open investigation

The suspect was then quickly arrested without injuring his companion, who tried to put the situation into perspective. A witness confirmed the facts to the police.

When searching the apartment, the investigators were able to find a petrol can and a lighter, which indicates the fire attempt.

The young man, who would have been known to the police for domestic violence, was then taken into custody. The open investigations were transferred to the district police headquarters.

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