Belgian Police Hold Teen Suspected of Cutting Mayor’s Throat

Breitbart | 9/12/2017 | Staff
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BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian authorities on Tuesday were questioning a teenager suspected of killing a city mayor in a cemetery overnight by slashing his throat with a box cutter.

Alfred Gadenne, the mayor of Mouscron in western Belgium, was found dead early Monday evening in a cemetery near his home. Gadenne, 71, opened and closed the graveyard each day.

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A spokesman for the regional Crown Prosecutor’s office, Frederic Bariseau, told reporters that police received a telephone call just before 8 p.m. telling them about attack, and that the caller identified himself as the perpetrator.

When police and ambulance workers arrived they found the mayor dead with his throat slashed. The 18-year-old suspect had a box cutter.


“He identified himself as the caller. He presented...
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