Two men were shot dead in a hotel room Pennes-Mirabeau (Bouches-du-Rhone), as part of a settling of accounts, according to Friday judicial source. The videos of the Formula 1 hotel show two men, gloved and hooded, entering the hotel around 5:30 am
prosecutor of the Republic of
Marseille Xavier Tarabeux.
The two victims were 30 years old and 29 years old. One of them, known for drug trafficking, was released from prison in September 2018. Both men were shot with 7.62 mm bullets, he said. Their bodies were discovered Friday morning by the staff. Two weapons and 700 euros in cash were found at their side.
The investigation was entrusted to the Interregional Directorate of Judicial Police (DIPJ) of Marseille. Eight men have died since the beginning of the year in the Marseilles region in settling scores. On 28 August, a 58-year-old man, known to the police for drug trafficking, was shot dead in Aubagne (Bouches-du-Rhône).
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