A 44-year-old man has been arrested in France accused of raping two elderly women in hospital, one of whom died after suffering a heart attack.

According to the daily mail, 44-year-old Samir B. was arrested on Saturday after he had entered the rooms of the two women at the Argenteuil hospital clinic located near Paris.

The police were notified by the 95-year-old woman who had reported to the hospital staff that she had been the victim of rape by the 44-year-old.

He was arrested when he was leaving the 93-year-old’s room at 4:30 in the morning on Saturday.

As found by the marking men, traces of the 44-year-old were found on the sheets of the 93-year-old’s bed.

He had a heart attack a few hours later

The 93-year-old, who was said to be suffering from psychological problems, felt unwell after being raped and suffered a heart attack a few hours later at 7am on Saturday.

As the daily mail reports, the perpetrator was known to the French authorities for acts of sexual violence, however it remains unknown if he will also be charged for the death of the 93-year-old woman.