The suspect of the knife attack of Villeurbanne was put under examination for "assassination and assassination attempts", one learned Monday with the parquet floor.

Thirty-year-old Afghan, suspected of killing one person on Saturday and wounding eight others in a knife attack in Villeurbanne, was indicted on Monday for "assassination and attempted assassinations," the parquet of Lyon.

"The investigating judges applied to the liberty and detention judge for provisional detention," he added. On Sunday, the prosecutor said that the suspect had "partially acknowledged the facts" while in police custody while making "incoherent and confused" remarks, a first psychiatric evaluation revealing "an invading psychotic state".