Paris Attack - updated
"The father of the pupil is reported to have exchanged a number of text messages with Mr Paty's killer prior to the attack close to the teacher's school in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, a north-western suburb of Paris.
He is accused, along with a preacher described by French media as a radical Islamist, of calling for Mr Paty to be punished by issuing a so-called "fatwa" (considered a legal ruling by Islamic scholars)."
"French President Emmanuel Macron has called the beheading of a teacher in a north-western suburb of Paris an "Islamist terrorist attack"."
There is a social media element to this case, as the attacker posted images of his deceased victim shortly after the attach
France24, France opens terror probe after teacher beheaded in Paris suburb "The teacher had recently discussed caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed in class, according to police and media sources."