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French prosecutors indict 2 men for assaulting a Jew who died while fleeing attackers

 

April 29, 2022

Jérémie Cohen (center) stands betwen his parents in Paris, France in 2017.

(JTA) - French prosecutors indicted two men for assaulting a Jewish man, Jérémie Cohen, seconds before he ran under the wheels of a tram and was fatally wounded.

One of the two suspects, aged 27, is accused of "intentional violence in public." The other one, aged 23, is being charged with "intentional violence which led to involuntary manslaughter," according to a statement Friday by the prosecutor's office of Bobigny, the Paris suburb where the incident occurred on Feb. 16.

The indictment does not mention any antisemitic motive, according to the CNews television channel. The family of Co...



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