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Suspect in stabbing arrested

Published on 02/03/2007

2 March 2007

BRUSSELS – The public prosecution department in Charleroi confirmed today that a suspect has been arrested for the fatal stabbing during the carnival in Binche. He is suspected of manslaughter.

The identity of the 22-year-old resident of Péronnes-lez-Binche has not been released.

The young man has confessed that the stabbing took place during a fight resulting from a dispute that had begin earlier that week. The rival gangs were arguing over “territory.”

[Copyright Expatica News 2007]

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