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Murder suspect in France claims he drank homeless man's blood

Published on Dec 30, 2013 1:53 AM

NANTERRE, France (AFP) - French police on Sunday arrested a 22-year-old who said he killed a homeless man in a north-western Paris suburb and drank his blood, officials said.

Police and judicial sources said the man was arrested around 4am in Colombes, which is located near La Defense, Paris's business district.

The victim, whose throat was slit and whose corpse bore multiple stab wounds, was found in an underground parking lot. He was a French national aged 49.

"The accused claimed to have drunk the blood of his victim but we have nothing at present that can back this up," a police source said.

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