The body of a man who was in a plastic barrel floating on the Seine was discovered Sunday in Saint-Fargeau-Ponthierry, in Seine-et-Marne, we learned from concordant sources.
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A body "weighted with weights"
The body, which bore "stab marks", was discovered around noon by firefighters on exercise, according to a police source. "They saw this plastic barrel floating on the river," she said. Inside, the body, "weighted with weights", "was beginning to rot", she added. An investigation was opened for homicide and entrusted to the judicial police of Versailles, told AFP the prosecutor of Melun, Béatrice Angelelli. "The person is not identified," at this point, she said. An autopsy is to take place on Monday.