January 12, 2014
(ANTIMEDIA) In the middle of investigating the Charlie Hebdo terror attack, at the height of the case, Police Commissioner Helric Fredou reportedly killed himself. The alleged suicide occurred between Wednesday night and early Thursday morning, at the police station. Terror suspects Cherif and Said Kouachi were found and killed over one day later, on January 9th.
The 45-year-old Police Commissioner was shot in the head, and did not leave a suicide note.
The strange and high profile death has been all but absent from the mainstream media, especially locally in Europe, with just one local report from the publication “Le Parisien.”
All reports have insisted that there was no foul play, but the bizarre timing and location of the apparent suicide is leaving many to wonder if there was something more going on behind the scenes. The police department has been quick to say that he was depressed, and have speculated that a meeting with one of the terror victim’s family’s may have set him off.
However, family and friends, along with the police department, have all said that this was entirely unexpected.
“We are all shocked. Nobody was ready for such developments”, a representative of the local police union told reporters.
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John Vibes is an author, researcher and investigative journalist who takes a special interest in the counter culture and the drug war. In addition to his writing and activist work he is also the owner of a successful music promotion company. In 2013, he became one of the organizers of the Free Your Mind Conference, which features top caliber speakers and whistle-blowers from all over the world. You can contact him and stay connected to his work at his Facebook page. You can find his 65 chapter Book entitled “Alchemy of the Timeless Renaissance” at bookpatch.com.