L e mayor of a village of Corse-du-Sud was killed Monday morning on a road of the island, and the police found on him a weapon and more than 100,000 euros in cash according to a source close to the case.
Charles-Antoine Casanova, Mayor of Guarguale, a village of a hundred inhabitants, died “in an accident traffic without third party intervention, “said a judicial source, excluding any homicide.
in his bag, police found a gun that was” a way to protect themselves, “according his relatives. He also had on him “a large sum of money,” which an investigation will have to determine the origin. The weapon was a 7.65 caliber, a common template, stocked, and Charles-Antoine Casanova carrying 104,000 euros in cash.
Charles-Antoine Casanova was nominated three times by the Mayors Association France for the title of Marianne civic gold. In 2012, 2014 and 2015, he received the award for the excellent participation of the inhabitants of Guarguale the presidential elections, municipal and European.
The elected 52 years was nevertheless a frequent controversies. In 2012, he publicly stated its desire to disobey the law of marriage for all “by refusing to unite two people of the same sex in (s) is common.”
In mid-August, he Facebook had called on his counterpart to Sisco “definitively exclude all North Africans and their families in his village, whether involved or not” in a brawl between Moroccans Furiani and villagers over a creek. “I call on all my compatriots not to leave a single cause and abroad we impose anything,” he continued.