A security perimeter has been installed in the neighborhood to block traffic around the building, in the 19th arrondissement of Paris.
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A woman in her thirties was found dead on Friday January 28 in the bathtub of her apartment in the 19th arrondissement of Paris, franceinfo learned from a police source. His companion, un police officer absent when taking up duty in Seine-Saint-Denis, is “actively sought”.
The police intervened in this apartment after a report. The victim’s companion, a police officer in his thirties and known for domestic violence, according to information from franceinfo, had not taken up his service at the Blanc-Mesnil police station where he is assigned. According to a source close to the case, the policeman’s weapon is not in service and was not found in the apartment either.
An investigation has been opened by the Paris prosecutor’s office for “intentional homicide on a cohabiting partner”, according to a judicial source joined by franceinfo. A security perimeter was installed in the neighborhood to block traffic around the building and judicial police were on the scene on Friday, reports france blue. The 2nd district of the judicial police of Paris is seized. The causes of the woman’s death are not yet known, according to this source. An autopsy is due to take place Saturday afternoon.