Wednesday, January 20

A man beaten to death in a city of Marseille

Police illustration. – Fabrice Elsner / 20 Minutes

A 41-year-old man with numerous bruises was found dead Monday evening in the stairwell of a building in the city of Bricarde in the north of Marseille, we learned Tuesday from firefighters and police source.

The man was beaten with iron bars, feet and fists, a police source said “the perpetrator was on the run.”

Heart failure

The firefighters called to the scene around 7 p.m. were unable to resuscitate the victim who was in cardio-respiratory arrest when they arrived.

A medico-legal obstacle to determine the cause of death has been issued and the judicial police seized of the investigation.

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