There is still no clarity about the incident yesterday in the southern French coastal city of Toulon, where a severed head was thrown out of the window of an apartment in a cardboard box. Bystanders saw that happening in the center of the city, write French media.
Police stopped the owner of the apartment. Cops invaded the apartment after they saw a man standing in front of the window with bloody hands.
According to the French press agency AFP, the police had already gone to the defendant‘s apartment a day earlier, because he was arguing with two homeless people. It would also have fought.
A neighbor saw the head in the box:
The police don’t assume a terrorist motive. Nothing is known about the identity of the victim.
After the first reports, a terrorist act was taken into account. In October last year, a French teacher was beheaded by an Islamic extremist.
The 47-year-old teacher Samuel Paty was beheaded near Paris by an 18-year-old Chechen, because he had shown cartoons of the prophet Muhammad in a lesson on freedom of speech. The unsub was shot by the police.