Jewish Museum killings suspect 'radicalised in prison'

The 29-year-old Frenchman arrested over the fatal shooting of three people at Brussels' Jewish Museum was radicalised during the last of his five stays in jail in France, a prosecutor said.

Three people were killed in the attack at Brussels' Jewish Museum. Credit: Reuters

"During his last stay in jail he was noticed for extremist (Islamic) proselytism," Paris prosecutor Francois Molins said.

He said that the suspect, Mehdi Nemmouche, travelled to Syria only three weeks after he was freed in December 2012.

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Jewish Museum suspect 'admits to killings'

The 29-year-old Frenchman arrested over the fatal shooting of three people at Brussels' Jewish Museum, has admitted to the killings, authorities said.