Rabat – Residents in Marguerites in southern France found the bodies of two men on Sunday, June 16.
French news outlet Midi Libre reported that both men have been identified as Moroccan nationals who were living in Nimes in southern France.
The victims, aged 33 and 40, were murdered in cold blood.
Morocco World News has contacted the embassy of France in Morocco to confirm the news, but it was unreachable.
An autopsy carried out by the Institute of Forensic Medicine of Nimes showed that the two victims were killed by bullet wounds to the neck and eye socket respectively.
The injuries to the eye and neck sustained by the victims killed them instantly.
The French news outlet added that while one of the victims had been resident in France for a long time the other had only been in France for a few months and did not have a residency permit. The outlet speculated that the murders were connected to drug trafficking.