The head of the French anti-terrorist prosecutor's office, Jean-François Ricard, revealed the circumstances of the murder of a college teacher in Conflans-Saint-Honorine near Paris, who was beheaded by an 18-year-old Chechen. His words on Saturday, October 17, leads Reuters.
As noted by Ricard, before the attack, the terrorist came to the building of the college where the teacher worked and asked the students about him. In addition, he asked them to point out the deceased.
Also, according to the prosecutor's office, before the attack, the educational institution received threats several times.
The murder took place on the evening of October 16 in a suburb of Paris. The perpetrator tracked down the teacher at the college, killed him and beheaded him. Later, during the arrest, he was shot. According to law enforcement officers, the killer was a Chechen, who was born in Moscow and at the age of six moved with his family to France, where he received the status of a political refugee.
The Russian embassy in France has already stated that the killer had nothing to do with Russia and did not contact the diplomatic mission.