Oct 15, 2021
Retired teacher, 77, found decapitated with her head on the table at South of France resort as cops launch murder probe
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The 77-year-old woman's body was found on Wednesday night after her son raised the alarm when he was unable to contact her, the public prosecutor's office said.2The retired teacher's head was reportedly found on a table next to the bodyCredit: AFP 2French authorities have arrested a suspect, prosecutors saidCredit: AFP
The retired teacher's head was reportedly found on a table next to her body at the house in historic town of Agde.
There was no sign of a break-in at the property, the outside gate was closed and the front door of the house unlocked, police said.
French authorities have arrested a suspect, prosecutors said.
"It is a 51-year-old man who knew the victim," prosecutor Raphael Balland told AFP.
Her son had said he was able to connect to the house via video link and he had seen a shadow on the ground.
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According to local reports, the woman had been living alone following the death of her husband, and she was a mother to two adult children.
Located on the River Hérault, around four kilometres from the Mediterranean Sea and 750 kilometres from Paris, Agde is one of the oldest towns in France and has a population of around 30,000.
The picturesque seaside resort town is a popular destination for tourists, and has a thriving nudist scene.
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Owner pleads for community help after French Bulldog stolen at gunpoint in Oakland
OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- A woman in the East Bay is heartbroken and asking for help after her beloved French Bulldog was stolen at gunpoint in Oakland.
She says it feels like a piece of her heart is missing.
"He's part of my daily life. I sometimes forget what's going on and I look in the corner trying to find him, crying... We fell asleep yesterday without him in our bed," says Hannah Nelson.
Two-year-old French Bulldog Merlyn was stolen when Nelson was out-of-town for Thanksgiving. A friend who was watching Merlyn for the weekend was taking him for a walk near 24th and Valdez in Oakland Friday when two thieves with a gun grabbed the dog and ran off.
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"After I called the cops my voice was shaking. As soon as I finished calling the cops and 911 and told them what happened, I just broke down in tears," says Marieke Bayens.
There is a reward for any information leading to Merlyn.
If you think you see the French Bulldog, you can call or text 857-928-8304.