January 13, 2015 1:12 am -

[su_right_ad]After meeting with a family of a victim in the Charlie Hebdo attack, a French police commissioner killed himself.

…Helric Fredou, 45, shot himself in his office on Wednesday night in Limoges, a city in central France.

Commissioner Fredou had been the deputy director of the regional police since 2012 after beginning his career as a police officer in 1997.

Colleagues told France 3 he was single and had no children, describing him as “depressed” and overworked.

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2 responses to French Police Commissioner Commits Suicide After Meeting With Hebdo Victim’s Family

  1. rg9rts January 13th, 2015 at 1:21 am

    It appears he was on a downward spiral, perhaps this was a tipping point?

  2. Mephistophiles January 13th, 2015 at 5:41 am

    If his colleagues noticed he was depressed and overworked, then it sounds like his employer failed him.

    Poor man – depression is a terrible affliction. I hope he’s not forgotten.