The mother of the two babies found dead on January 1 in an apartment in Rumilly (Haute-Savoie) has been indicted for "
" and imprisoned, the Annecy prosecutor's office announced to AFP on Monday.
The respondent was placed in police custody on Thursday as soon as his compulsory hospitalization was lifted.
She was presented to an investigating judge on Saturday, indicted for murder of a 15-year-old minor and placed in pre-trial detention
, ”said the public prosecutor Line Bonnet.
She cooperated fully with the investigators
”, underlined the magistrate whose prosecution had opened a judicial investigation for “murder of a minor under 15 years old” shortly after the discovery of the bodies.
The latter had taken place on January 1, at the beginning of the afternoon, during an intervention by the gendarmes who had been warned by the mother of the children, according to the prosecution.
Hospitalized under duress
During the call to 17, the young woman, aged 35, had indicated "
to have at her home the bodies of two dead babies
On his instructions, the gendarmes, who arrived on the spot, had found “
two remains swaddled in a suitcase
”, explained the prosecutor on January 6, the day after the revelation of this affair in the regional press.
The mother was immediately arrested and then hospitalized under duress because of her state of health.
She admitted to giving birth twice to children who died very soon after birth in circumstances she cannot explain.
She indicates that she discovered her pregnancies at the time of delivery
,” the prosecutor told AFP on Monday.
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She was not able to date her two deliveries, which would have taken place several years ago
,” she said.
The autopsy, carried out on January 4 in Grenoble, had not made it possible to determine the date and the cause of death, which were to be determined by additional analyses.
The young woman lived as a couple with two children born in 2020 and 2021. Her companion since 2019, who had been abroad since mid-December, had been placed in police custody for concealment of a corpse on January 5 upon his return to France. France, then released the next day without any charges being brought against him.