A man and a woman in their forties were found dead this Saturday in an apartment in Bois-Guillaume, near Rouen, following a fire, we learned from concordant sources.
Emergency services were called in the late morning for a fire on the top floor of a two-storey building, which was evacuated, firefighters said.
The hypothesis of a suicide under study
Upon their arrival, they discovered two victims in the apartment, a man and a woman in their forties, according to this source. The investigation was entrusted to the judicial police, for its part indicated a police source, confirming information from the site 76Actu.
The hypothesis of a homicide followed by a suicide is “under study” but has not been confirmed at this stage, added this source. According to the joint mayor of the city, Théo Pérez, the building belongs to the social landlord Habitat 76. The criminal hypothesis is according to him “clearly envisaged” but not yet confirmed.