Man who beheaded his boss kills himself in French jail

By REUTERS
December 23, 2015 12:40

 
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PARIS - A man jailed in France for beheading his boss and trying to blow up a chemicals plant in June has committed suicide, a prison official said on Wednesday.

Yassin Salhi, who French authorities said had links to Islamist militants, had denied that the attack was politically motivated, saying he had had an argument with his boss.

The 35-year-old delivery man hanged himself in his cell, prison union official Marcel Duredon told journalists.

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