A man allegedly killed Tuesday by firearm, his wife and two children, ages 12 and 15, before killing himself. The motive for this drama is not yet known, but the father would have left a note.
A family drama has played this late Tuesday afternoon in the center of Anglet, in Pyrénées-Atlantiques. A man killed his wife and two children of his three daughters, before turning his gun against him. “We think this is the man who killed his two daughters, aged twelve and fifteen, and his wife” before committing suicide, said the prosecutor of Bayonne, Samuel Vuelta Simon. It was a neighbor who was concerned that alerted the emergency services. Police found the four people killed with a handgun when he arrived at the scene, a beauty and tanning was holding the couple doubled their home.
If the motive of this drama is not yet known, the father left a letter, which supports the theory of suicide. The prosecutor must hold a press conference Wednesday morning about what happened.
The mayor of Anglet, Claude Olive (The Republicans), who was on the scene, said the couple was aged about fifty years. After killing his wife and children with a handgun, the man “would have turned the gun against him”, he said. He added that “the family was known,” without giving further details. According to police Bayonne, joined by Le Figaro , an investigation was opened.
According to reliable sources, this is indeed a former activist of the UMP (now Republicans) who had wanted to run against Claude Olive municipal elections of 2014. in 2015, he was sentenced to 5,000 euros fine, of which 3,000 were suspended, by the Criminal court of Bayonne, for threatening to broadcast in 2013-2014 of defamatory materials against Claude Olive, in connection with the election campaign.
The trader would otherwise be in serious financial difficulties and his wife would have considered separation.