After killing wife and children, police officer commits suicide in Noyon, France
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
A police officer has shot and killed his wife and two of their children at the train station in the French city of in the department of , the local said, after the wife had informed the officer of her intention to separate from him. Their sons were aged three and five; a third child, twin to the five year old victim, survived the attack and is in the care of child services. The killings took place around 11:30 local time (0930 ) on Sunday.
The wife, born in 1983, called the gendarmes (police) in the morning, and they arrived to find her explaining to their five children about the domestic argument which had escalated. The husband returned while the police were present, and they reported he seemed calm and did not interfere with the children being moved to a neighbor's home, so they departed. The woman reportedly chose to leave her house when her husband was not there, and headed to the station, where the husband awaited them armed.
After assassinating his family, the police officer committed suicide. The wife's family lived in, near Noyon. The station at Noyon was closed after the incident. Late on Sunday, the police were searching for a witness who escaped after observing the events.
- Peter Allen. "Child, 5, orphaned after policeman dad murders wife and two of their kids before turning gun on himself" — , September 10, 2017
- "Oise : un policier tue sa femme et ses deux enfants en pleine gare avant de se suicider" — , September 10, 2017 ()
- AFP. "Noyon : un policier tue sa femme et deux de ses enfants" — , September 10, 2017 ()
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