lastminute newsSuspect In Teacher's Beheading In France Was Chechen Teen; President Emmanuel Macron Urges Nation To Stand Against Extremism SonDakika-Haberleri.Net
A suspect shot dead by police after the gruesome beheading of a history teacher in an attack near Paris Friday was an 18-year-old Chechen refugee unknown to intelligence services, police said.
France's anti-terrorism prosecutor's office said that authorities investigating the horrific killing of the man in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine have also arrested nine suspects, including the grandparents, parents and 17-year-old brother of the attacker.
The teacher, Paty had discussed caricatures of the Prophet with his class, authorities said.
According to reports in AP News, Prosecutor Richard said that a text claiming responsibility and a photograph of the victim were found on the suspect's phone.