RTL Today – France: man found tortured to death in Paris apartment


A man was found tortured to death in a Paris apartment, police said, with holes in his feet allegedly made with a drill.

The body was discovered on Tuesday after a neighbor heard screams from the apartment in the northeast of the 19th arrondissement, then noticed blood in the hallway.

The victim was neither the tenant nor the owner of the apartment, a police source told AFP.

According to Le Parisien newspaper, the man was found lying on the ground with holes in his feet and stomach. Investigators suspected that some of the injuries may have been inflicted with exercise. He had also suffered several blows, including to the head, the newspaper said.

The victim was of Asian origin and his identity has not been disclosed.


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