A young man of 24 years was found dead on Thursday morning below the fort located outside the citadel of Besançon, a World Heritage by Unesco.
The victim reportedly fell from a height of between 8 and 15 meters, according to the police, who confirmed the information given by the fire brigade of the Doubs, called on the scene at 4 am, according to the East republican.
Accident ? Suicide? Gesture accompanied? A judicial inquiry was opened to investigate the causes of death.
On the night of the last music festival, a young man in his twenties had had a fatal fall in the same area of the citadel.