A man was stabbed to death Saturday, June 20, the mayor of Bruges, in Belgium, Dirk De Fauw, and was quickly stopped. According to several media, the incident occurred in the late morning, in or near the lawyer's office of the mayor, located in the district Sint-Andries (Saint-André). According to the daily Het Laatste Nieuws, it could be a client or former client of the lawyer, " with a psychiatric history ".
62 years Old, Dirk De Fauw was transported to the hospital to undergo an operation, and his condition is " stable ", said a spokesman for the prosecutor, Celine To havé, without more details. She confirmed that an investigation had been opened for "attempted murder" and assigned to a judge of instruction. No information has been given by the public prosecutor's office against the arrested man.
The prosecution was not able to confirm by early afternoon, the information reported by different media. "It is too early to say something, we are in the process of investigating the circumstances," added Celine To havé to the AFP. "Courage and a speedy recovery," tweeted Joachim Coens, president of the party of flemish christian democrat (CD & V), the formation of the mayor of Bruges.Date Of Update: 20 June 2020, 09:33