Jealous man castrates and kills French mayor over alleged affair
Published on May 24, 2014 1:51 AM
PARIS (AFP) - A jealous man castrated and murdered the mayor of a hamlet in northern France whom he suspected of having an affair with his girlfriend, officials said Friday.
Mayor Dominique Leboucher, 55, was brutally stabbed in the neck by a 39-year-old electrician, the prosecutor of the northern city of Caen told reporters.
He subsequently committed suicide.
The mayor's wife said she did not believe her husband was cheating.
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