The mayor of the Belgian city found with his throat slit

Alfred Haden

The mayor of the Belgian city of Mouscron, Alfred Haden on Monday evening was found dead in a cemetery not far from his home. It is reported by RTBF.

The body of the mayor with his throat slit found his wife. A 71-year Gaden daily opened and closed the gates of the cemetery. It is reported that the alleged killer surrendered to the police. Information about his motives was not reported.

It is also noted that the case to investigate the local investigators and not the national anti-terrorist service.

The Prime Minister of Belgium Charles Michel expressed his condolences to the family Gadenne and his family.

In July 2016, two armed with knives person took hostages in a Church in Northern France. They went in the back entrance. The prisoners were five people: a priest, two nuns and two members. One nun managed to escape and call the police.

Later, the special forces soldiers killed the attackers. One of the hostages — a priest — died. According to police, his throat was cut.