Nantes: the body of a man discovered in his apartment 11 years after his death

It is thanks to the newspapers in the apartment that the police were able to determine an approximate date of death. & Nbsp;


It is thanks to the newspapers in the apartment that the police were able to determine an approximate date of death.

An elderly man was found dead in his Nantes apartment on Wednesday. According to the first elements of the survey, the death occurred ... in 2008, reports France Bleu Loire-Atlantique.

Although the corpse was mummified, it was not that which allowed the investigators to determine the year of death, but indeed all the clues left in the man's apartment. Thanks to letters, magazines and the expiry dates of food on the spot, law enforcement officials estimated that the death went back to 11 years ago. They also deduced that the victim was living alone and had no close entourage.

Rent paid automatically

A thesis reinforced by the identity of the whistleblower: the owner of the apartment rented by the man. Although the rent was paid monthly ruby ​​on the nail, thanks to an automatic operation, the owner was worried about not having news of his tenant for some time. The police in Nantes opened an investigation to determine the exact circumstances of the death.

ref: europe1