On Tuesday evening, December 22, in solitary confinement in prison, Fleury-Merogis was found dead 35-year-old Yasin Salchah – a French citizen convicted of a terrorist attack and the murder of two persons, informs Agency France Presse.
Based on available data, Salecah ripped bed sheets into strips, tied them together and hanged himself on the prison bars.
In June of this year, Yasin Salcah, a father of three children from the suburbs of Lyon, launched an attack on a gas plant in Saint-Quentin-Fallavier (rhône-Alpes), located in 20 kilometers from Lyon, and beheaded his boss, a 54-year-old owner of the company Herve Kornarou. Then the killer was photographed with a severed head in your hands and send this picture to a canadian number using WhatsApp program. Then Salecah drove by car to the factory and crashed into gas cylinders as a result of explosion one person was killed and several were injured. After the explosion on the fence was discovered cut head Cornary draped with a black flag with quotations from the Shahadah (testimony of faith in Allah and the messages of prophet Muhammad).
Soon, Yasin Salecah was detained. He confessed to killing the boss and in the deliberate infliction of damage to the plant, but denied that his actions were caused by religious hatred and refused to acknowledge himself a terrorist. Salecah was stressed during the interrogation that he acted independently and have no affiliation with Islamist groups. He claimed that he provoked the conflict in the family.
According to the French interior Ministry, in the last 10 years Yasin Salecah was linked to radical Salafists. In 2006-2008 he was under police surveillance. While previously he was not convicted.