Toulouse: death of an 18-year-old boy, injured with a knife during a brawl

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An 18-year-old man died after being violently attacked at his home last night in Toulouse. According to initial information, he would have received several blade blows to the chest. Two people, including a 16-year-old boy also injured in the fight, were arrested and taken into custody.

An 18-year-old young man succumbed to his injuries after being stabbed this Sunday evening during a scuffle in Toulouse, Agence France-Presse learned on Monday from the prosecution. Seriously injured at his home located behind the Toulouse train station, the victim was transported shortly before 8 p.m. to Rangueil hospital with a vital prognosis. He would have received, according to the first elements of the investigation, three blows of a blade at the level of the thorax, specifies the newspaper La DepĂȘche.

Two people including a 16-year-old boy in police custody

According to the local daily, two people he knows violently attacked him, for reasons that have yet to be determined. He was in cardiac arrest when the firefighters and Samu arrived. Quickly sought by the police, two people were arrested and placed in police custody, said the prosecution. Among them, a 16-year-old boy, injured during the fight, who was being treated at the hospital on Monday where he was to be questioned. He is suspected of being the author of the fatal stabbing, according to a source close to the investigation.

An investigation has been opened by the Toulouse prosecutor’s office to determine the exact circumstances of this deadly brawl.

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