A woman in her forties was fatally wounded by a knife in a popular city of Vauvert (Gard) and her companion was taken into custody, we learned on Saturday from a source close to the investigation .

The Gard firefighters intervened on Saturday at the popular city of Bosquet in Vauvert (Gard) following a call reporting the assault of a woman, stabbed several times inside and outside from his home.

But on their arrival the victim, injured in the abdomen, had already died of cardio-respiratory arrest.

An open investigation

His companion, a septuagenarian, was immediately apprehended and taken into custody by the gendarmes of Vauvert's company in charge of the investigations.

An investigation is opened into the circumstances and the motive of this homicide.


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