Charlie Hebdo investigator Helric Fredou kills himself hours after massacre ~ Fiona Keating, IBTimes, January 12, 2015.
French police commissioner Helric Fredou has reportedly committed suicide just hours after meeting the relatives of a victim murdered at the satirical magazine’s offices.
The 45-year-old is believed to have shot himself in his office with his own police-issue gun on Wednesday night in Limoges, according to France 3. His body was found by a colleague at 1am on Thursday.
The Union of Commissioners of the National Police confirmed Mr Fredou had committed suicide.
France’s national police union gave its “sincere condolences” over Fredou’s death and said they were thinking of his colleagues.
A statement the morning after the death stated: “It is with great sadness that we were informed this morning of the death of our colleague Helric Fredou, assigned as Deputy Director of the Regional Service Judicial Police…
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