The suspect is in custody and the case was handed to a local prosecutor rather than to national “counter-terrorism” investigators.
(Well, that indicates that the suspect likely is a Muslim without ties to terrorists. Also, the name is being withheld which is another clue)
UK Daily Mail (h/t Christine D) The body of Alfred Gadenne, 71, Mayor of Mouscron, was discovered by his wife on Monday evening at Luingne Cemetery, where he was caretaker. He had been out to close the site for the night when he was murdered.
Mr Gadenne’s was the conservative mayor of Mouscron, an industrial town of 57,000 just across the border from the northern French city of Lille.
His death has shocked the country, with the prime minister expressing ‘horror’ at the death of the retired national lawmaker.
In the below photo, taken from an ISIS training video about how to slit an infidel’s throat, the voice-over is in French.