John Dowling (66) was stabbed to death by a former pupil outside the Pole Universitaire Leonard-De-Vinci on Wednesday.
The suspect (37) has been detained and was a former student at the university believed to be from Pakistan. The university director general, Pascal Brouaye stated “It’s an incident which has stricken our entire community. This is a language teacher who gave 20 years’ service here and who was well liked by everyone,”. A motive behind the killing is unknown.