British man arrested in France, suspected of murdering his children
Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 00:36
May 19 - French police arrested a British man on suspicions he slit the throats of his two young children. Deborah Gembara reports.
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The apartment near Lyon were two young children were found, their throats slit. Police have arrested their father, a 48-year-old Brtiish citizen.
Neighbors say he is a driver and is currently out of work.
SOUNDBITE: Sebastien, Neighbour saying (French):
"No one could think he could do such a thing, but that something so dramatic would happenthere, well yes sure. With all of their arguing, and by drinking as much as he did, it wasn't unexpected."
The children, ages five and ten, were discovered by their mother. The couple, while divorced, were still living together and the man was reportedly not willing to move out.
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