A Danish man was introduced earlier than a decide in southern France on Tuesday on suspicions he murdered his spouse and stuffed her physique in a fridge, prosecutors stated.
The suspect was arrested early Sunday after police staked out his residence in Mandelieu-la-Napoule, simply outdoors Cannes on the French Riviera, in keeping with the native Good-Matin newspaper.
They have been alerted after two acquaintances of the Dane stated he requested them to move the fridge to a landfill, and observed a foul odour coming from behind the padlocked door.
The suspect informed them he had killed a canine, however the two males compelled the fridge open and located not solely the canine but in addition a “human physique,” the native prosecutors’ workplace stated.
An post-mortem on Sunday decided that she had been shot.
“The sufferer has not been formally recognized however the inquiry and the post-mortem recommend that it’s the suspect’s spouse,” prosectors stated, including that additional exams have been below approach.
Police discovered a number of loaded weapons, cocaine and hash on the suspect’s house in addition to the physique of a pet in a freezer.
Throughout questioning, the person gave “no explications” however a psychiatric examination had discovered no psychological well being circumstances that will stop him from standing trial, prosecutors stated.