According to the Avignon prosecutor, the frozen babies found on December 1, 2022 in a house in the village of Bédoin, in Vaucluse, were not stillborn. However, the cause of their death is not yet established. A 40-year-old mother of three has been charged.
The babies were not stillborn. Avignon prosecutor Florence Galtier told AFP on Monday December 5, 2022 that the a death of newborns found, which occurred on December 1 in a freezer in Bédoin , a small town in the Vaucluse, is ' not of natural origin '. The autopsy, carried out at the medico-legal institute of the Nîmes hospital, showed that it was two little girls who were born and breathed . For now, ' nothing indicates that they are binoculars “, specified the magistrate. The duration of their stay on Earth is also unknown.
According to the prosecutor, who relies for these statements on an oral report of the autopsy - the written report being expected in the coming days -, one of the two infants presents ' head and intracranial trauma 'Which would be the cause of death. But' we do not know if it is violence, a fall, a lack of care or something else “, she clarified.
The main suspect, a 41-year-old woman was arrested, taken into custody and charged . Besides the usual interrogations, this mother of three children was also subjected to two psychological and psychiatric examinations . For now, his statements ' remain scalable ' and ' very blurry “, said the prosecutor of Avignon. It was the call of a man to the gendarmerie of Mormoiron, Wednesday, which allowed this macabre discovery in the village of Bédoin, which has some 3000 inhabitants.
This sordid discovery resonates with the now infamous Véronique Courjault case . This woman confessed on October 12, 2006, killing and freezing two babies born in Seoul, Korea - when her husband was there for work - in 2002 and 2003. Two babies who have since had a civil status and a burial. The criminal had also confessed to having killed another child, burned in the fireplace, in 1999 while the couple lived in France in Villeneuve-la-Comtesse (Charente-Maritime). As a reminder, on June 18, 2009, Véronique Courjault was sentenced by the Assize Court of Indre-et-Loire to eight years in prison for the three infanticides , She was, shocking public opinion, released on parole in May 2010...Source journaldesfemmes.fr