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She hadn't given any sign of life for a week.
The lifeless body of the young Sihem, 18, was found in a forest in the Gard on the night of Wednesday to Thursday.
He is the main suspect who confessed between 2 am and 3 am during a new hearing with the gendarmes of the Nîmes research section.
Facing the investigators, Mahfoud H. gave very brief explanations.
According to his version, which will have to be confirmed by the investigations, the 39-year-old man explains that an argument broke out on Wednesday evening.
The suspect claims that the victim was in love with him but that he refused this relationship because Sihem was the cousin of his ex-partner.
Still according to his statements, Mahfoud H. would have tried to silence the young girl by putting his hand on her mouth.
Sihem would have died of suffocation.
Statements which will have to be corroborated in particular by the autopsy.
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During a press conference this morning, the public prosecutor of Nîmes indicated that the suspect was indicted for "kidnapping, forcible confinement without voluntary release before the 7th day".
But the investigators having discovered the body, "a requalification of the facts will possibly be considered", specified Cécile Gensac.
What else to remember
Disunited front at the SNCF.
Like those of the RATP, the main unions of the SNCF called yesterday for a third day of strike against the pension reform on Tuesday February 7, following the general watchword.
On the other hand, the continuation of the movement is debated.
As for 8, only the CGT Cheminots and SUD-Rail are in favor, while the indecision persists for Saturday 11.
Death of Philippe Tesson.
This figure of French journalism and theater lover died at the age of 94.
The father of the writer Sylvain Tesson had also been a regular on TV sets since the 1990s.
Concern for Kylian Mbappé.
Dirty evening for the PSG star.
Not only did Mbappé miss his penalty twice, but he mostly came out injured.
Christophe Galtier wanted to be reassuring, but the supporters have reason to worry, 13 days before the highly anticipated clash against Bayern Munich in the Champions League.
Raphaël Varane bows out.
At 29 and after more than a decade in the France team, the 2018 world champion, faced with some physical and psychological wear and tear, will give up the selection, according to our information.
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This “road rage” has been described by American psychologists since the 1990s to describe hyper-aggressive behavior in cars.
In France, "a worrying milestone has been reached in recent years," said Jean-Yves Lamant, president of the League against road violence.
Last August, a driver severed the ear of another driver whose car was not going fast enough for his liking.
More recently, we remember the fights at the pump, during the great gasoline shortages in October.
The regional press is swarming with these stories of speeders whose “engine” explodes too quickly, and the figures are clear: the European champions of aggressive driving are us, and hands down!
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Why are tempers so heated?
Specialists point the finger at the Covid crisis.
“Since the end of the confinements, the violence has been released.
And this escalation is no longer acceptable, ”said Pierre Chasseray, general manager of 40 million motorists.
“The road is an outlet.
Anger, neuroses, frustrations… You just have to see the crazy things that happen there to understand the current tensions in society”, explains Jean-Yves Lamant.