Police Detain Suspect after Woman Murdered in Monks Retirement Home

(Reuters) – A 47-year-old former soldier was arrested on Friday on suspicion of killing a woman in a retirement home in southern France where about 60 Roman Catholic missionaries live, a source close to the investigation said.

The man, who was arrested near his house, is a former employee of the retirement home, the source said.

French police launched a manhunt on Thursday after finding the woman dead in the home near the town of Montpellier.

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