Dozens of bouquets of flowers were deposited on Monday by anonymous people in front of the gendarmerie of Aiguillon, in Lot-et-Garonne where Mélanie Lemée officiated. The 25-year-old gendarme was mowed down Saturday night by a 26-year-old motorist who was trying to escape traffic control. Hit by the vehicle traveling at more than 130 km / h, the gendarme died a few minutes after the impact.
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The public prosecutor of Agen Manuella Garnier held a press conference during which she indicated that the 26-year-old suspect had claimed to have fled "because he does not hold a driving license, that he was driving under the influence of narcotic drugs and that in addition he was carrying a quantity of cocaine of just over 150 g. "