Police found parts of the child’s body in the fridge.
Rabat – Police in Larache, northern Morocco opened an investigation into the killing of a 7-year old child on Monday, November 25.
Investigating officers arrested the father and stepmother of the child for their alleged involvement in the intentional homicide.
The police found some parts of the child’s body in a landfill before investigations resulted in the identification of the victim, the General Directorate of National Security (DGSN) said in a statement.
A search operation led to the discovery of the rest of the victim’s body in the fridge at his family’s house.
The police said that the victim’s stepmother killed the 7-year old boy with a knife at their family home.
Investigations are ongoing to determine the level of the father’s involvement in the crime.
Police put the suspects in custody for further investigation to determine all the circumstances and the ramifications of the case.
The motives behind the killing remain unclear.