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Hérault: The Home-Jacking Goes Wrong for Burglar, Killed by his Victim

The owner of a remarkable garden is in custody after killing one of the individuals who had threatened him and his family, a weapon …

The owner of a house in Servian near Béziers in the Hérault , killed Thursday night a burglar who had introduced armed home in the presence of his family. The man was taken into custody, said Angélique Depétris, deputy prosecutor of Béziers. The investigation was entrusted to the Gendarmerie research section to determine especially if it was in self defence.

Two armed individuals wearing masks and gloved

The incident occurred Thursday, at 21 pm at Domaine Saint-Adrien, a place with gardens distinguished by several awards.


According to the first elements of the investigation, two armed robbers broke into the owner’s house and threatened him and his family. According to France Bleu Hérault , the two individuals, also masked and gloved, had “very severely beaten” the husband for money. They would have given them the recipe of the day but the attackers wanted more, say our colleagues.

The other burglar fled




One of the robbers is mounted on the floor, and the property owner is then grabbed a weapon and fired. Investigators are trying to determine if the weapon belongs to the owner or if the burglars.

The other suspected burglar is on the run. France Bleu Hérault recalls that the Garden of Saint-Adrien was voted “favorite French Garden ” in 2013 on France 2.

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