A 27-year-old man is suspected of having strangled his partner in an apartment in a social residence located in Coignières (Yvelines), on Tuesday.

As Le Parisien


, the police were dispatched to the scene after being alerted by local residents.

In the accommodation, officers discovered the lifeless body of a 31-year-old woman.

According to a source interviewed by our colleagues, the victim showed signs of strangulation and wounds on the face.

Already arrested for domestic violence

The body was transported to the forensic institute of Garches (Hauts-de-Seine) for an autopsy.

The victim's companion was arrested and taken into custody.

According to

Le Parisien

, he had already been arrested on April 20 for domestic violence.

His partner would not have wanted to file a complaint and he was released.

The facts took place in a social residence housing 300 apartments and welcoming people in precariousness.

Part of the building is reserved for women.

Acts of harassment have also already been reported to elected officials and the courts.


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