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Murder near Nantes: nine people indicted, the trail of "settlement of accounts" becomes clearer


Last week, nine individuals were arrested after the death of a 30-year-old outside the gate of a hotel in Carquefou in February.

Le Figaro Nantes

Nine suspects were indicted on Tuesday and placed in pre-trial detention in connection with a shooting that occurred outside a hotel near Nantes ten months ago.

On the night of February 22 to 23, a man in his thirties, residing in Hauts-de-Seine, was shot dead in front of the gate of the Golden Tulip hotel in Nantes-Carquefou.

An 18-year-old young man from Villejuif was also injured.

“A first vehicle parked in front of the gate of the establishment, almost immediately joined by a second vehicle.

As the occupants got out of the vehicles, appearing to be busy around them, a clash ensued during which the occupants of the second vehicle opened fire on the first arrivals

, ”detailed Philippe Astruc, the Rennes public prosecutor, on Tuesday. .

9mm ammunition cases were discovered at the scene.

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These nine incarcerations follow on from the arrests that took place on Tuesday 6 December.

Nine people, aged 21 to 42, were arrested last week in Nantes, Grigny and Lyon, as part of an operation carried out by the Territorial Directorate of the Nantes judicial police for "attempted murder committed in an organized gang “, “organized murder” and “participation in a criminal association with a view to the preparation of one or more crimes”.

All were placed in pre-trial detention for all the offenses referred to - three only for the offenses of drug trafficking.

38 rue Watteau, “deal point” in the Dervallières district

On their criminal record, only one has a clean criminal record, the others are already known to the courts, six of them are in a state of legal recidivism, five of whom have already been convicted of drug trafficking,”

said clarified the magistrate about the profile of the suspects.

During these arrests, 227 grams of heroin, 200 grams of cannabis resin, 60 grams of cocaine, 4,970 euros in cash as well as badly made counterfeit notes were found in a hotel room.

"In the state of the investigations, it seems that the facts can be analyzed as a settling of accounts within the same criminal group",

communicated the prosecutor.

No. 38 rue Watteau, a

"'deal point' providing heroin, cocaine and cannabis"

, in the Dervallières district of Nantes, caught the attention of investigators.

"Investigating both the aggravated murder and the underlying narcotics trafficking, this holistic approach revealed how this 'deal point' operated in the year 2022."

Source: lefigaro

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