Disappearance of Estelle Mouzin: her body soon found thanks to new techniques? Explanations

New searches were started on Monday, October 11 in the Ardennes to find the body of Estelle Mouzin. For the first time, an unprecedented research technique has just been deployed. New hope in the investigation, 20 years after his disappearance. Explanations.

  Disappearance of'Estelle Mouzin : son corps bientôt retrouvé grâce à des nouvelles techniques ? Explications

The disappearance of Estelle Mouzin held the whole of France in suspense . In 2003, the 9-year-old girl, originally from Seine et Marne, disappeared. Presumed victim of Michel Fourniret, she has never been found. After more than ten failed attempts to find her body since 2020, investigators initiate a new search technique that could well be a game-changer

Unprecedented research techniques

The excavations located in the town of Issancourt-et-Rumel (Ardennes) should be held until October 12 . Of the 'unpublished' research, report the newspaper The Parisian . To try to find Estelle Mouzin, the ex-wife of the serial killer, Monique Olivier, who is serving a prison sentence with 28 years of security in Fleury-Mérogis, arrived on the spot just like Sabine Keris, judge of instruction of the case.

Didier Seban, the lawyer for the family of Estelle Mouzin confided in West France on the three techniques employed by the investigators, used for the first time together: ' That of the Lidar ' or laser remote sensing, ' used for the first time in this type of research ', which consists of using drones to ' identify abnormal elements on a plot and pass through the foliage “, confided the magistrate in the columns of West France.

The second technique deployed is that of georadar which consists in using a radar to try to find abnormal elements in the ground . Finally, Didier Seban indicates that tomography technique was also put in place. For this one, ' the passage of electric current between two zones is used, two stakes, and we check the abnormalities in the passage of the current ', details the lawyer. The use of this technique in matters of justice ' is, I believe, new “, he specifies.

The body of Estelle Mouzin, soon to be found?

This technique is generally used before the start of infrastructure works like creating a new road. It is therefore the first time that this method has been implemented in the context of a criminal investigation . ' It's interesting to hope to find Estelle, but it is also in the context of investigations into other cases of the cold case division ', specifies the lawyer of the family of Estelle Mouzin. Confident, Didier Seban apprehends these new excavations as being ' the right ones to give answers to the family ' , he said in the columns of the Parisian. If this method proves effective, it could well revolutionize investigations in cases of disappearances . And in particular be used in the case of Delphine Jubillar whose body has still not been found.

Excavations resume in the Ardennes, at Michel Fourniret

These excavations located in the town of Issancourt-et-Rumel follow the revelations of Monique Olivier in November 2021. This site is located near Ville-sur-Lumes, the place where the serial killer Michel Fourniret would have sequestered and violated Estelle Mouzin, in a house belonging to his sister, according to the testimony of the ex-wife of the one who was nicknamed the ogre of the Ardennes, who died in May 2021. ' DNA of the little girl had been found on the spot. The girl's body is said to have been buried in these woods since January 11, 2003.

Source journaldesfemmes.fr