His body was found lifeless on July 8 in an abandoned building in Saint-Brieuc (Côtes-d'Armor).

Two weeks after the murder of a 55-year-old homeless man, the investigation led to the apprehension of a suspect.

Another homeless man, aged 27, was arrested in the middle of last week, revealed this

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During his custody, the man confessed to having killed the victim who frequented the same squat as him, however delivering confused explanations.

A story of theft having gone wrong could be at the origin of the tragedy, indicates the prosecution, specifying that the young man suffering from psychiatric disorders was placed in pre-trial detention in a medical unit of the Rennes prison after his indictment.

Cervical rupture

The autopsy revealed that the homeless man died of a ruptured neck after being asphyxiated.

But again, the suspect failed to explain what exactly happened.

The investigation continues to better understand the circumstances of the tragedy.


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