The tragedy happened on Wednesday in the late afternoon, in a property located in Monteux in the Vaucluse.
A violent argument broke out in a couple in which the husband, at the age of fifty years, brought out his shotgun and fired on his wife.
Then he called the police to confess to his murder. When the police arrived at the home, the man in his fifties has been challenged without difficulty.
As for his wife, the relief could only confirm his death.
The suspect was placed in custody. Ignoring for the moment the reasons for his gesture. The couple was described as ” without stories by the inhabitants of the commune.