Two men and a woman have been appearing since Monday before the Assize Court of Finistère for their involvement to varying degrees in the assassination of a baker in August 2018 in Plonévez-du-Faou, and the attempted assassination of his companion.
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In the box of the accused, the wife of the baker, from whom she had been separated for two years, Fabienne Mehens, 50 years old, accused of complicity in murder and of complicity in an attempted assassination, just like his companion of the then, Yves Brassier, also 50 years old.
The latter's former partner, Olivier Coudray, 41, was appearing against him for murder and attempted murder.
Vincent Calvez had received two bullets in the head on August 23, 2018, shot at point blank range, as he was preparing, shortly after midnight, to leave his home to go to work.
His partner, Marie G., aged 27 and present at the hearing, was also shot in the head.
Fabienne Mehens would have been the instigator of the ambush.
In the process of divorce, the couple had significant debts, including the purchase of two houses.
His new companion had driven the vehicle in which Olivier Coudray, the author of the shots, had been promised the sum of 7,500 euros.
The three defendants were indicted and imprisoned in November 2018. The two men quickly confessed to the facts while Fabienne Mehens only after several hearings.
His words then fluctuated over the months, retracting and then confessing again.
I am guilty of having had the idea
", she declared on the first day of her trial, admitting to having "
more or less
" participated in the development of the macabre project.
On the other hand, when questioned about the reasons for this plan, the accused did not put forward any reason.
I don’t know.
I don't have the answer myself
, ”she said.
Except for money she had no valid reason for wanting death
" Vincent Calvez, however estimated at the bar Marie G., who with great clarity and precision told the night of the tragedy.
was the only person who could benefit from his death,
" also testified the baker's brother, Franck Calvez.
Olivier Coudray, a former soldier who had several weapons at his home, assured to have consented to carry out the assassination project "
to have peace
", in the face of the "
" of Fabienne Mehens.
The trial is due to take place until next Monday.