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“She can no longer bear the smell of fire”: at the assizes, a husband and his mistress tried for having burned his companion alive


STORY - Jealousy, betrayal or heinous murder? At the heart of a sordid murder case, the Machiavellian duo appears before the Assize Court of Sarthe until January 27.


It's a story of betrayal

", summarizes Me Pascal Rouiller.

From January 20 to 27, 2023, Stéphane Schubhan, 49, accused of having tried to burn alive his wife with whom he had lived for 22 years and had five children, appeared before the Sarthe Assize Court, in Le Mans.

Three other people, Fabienne G., his mistress, Louis L., the latter's son, and Florian N., the boyfriend of Fabienne's daughter, appear at his side for having participated in this assassination attempt.

Traces of gasoline in the house

The unthinkable took place on April 28, 2019. Around 3 a.m., boulevard de la Gare, in La Flèche, the Mignot-Schubhan house caught fire.

Inside, a couple and their two children, James, 8, and Quentin, 16, sleep peacefully.

Aurélie Mignot, a 49-year-old service agent, was awakened from her sleep by a "

noise of explosion


Her face is on fire.

Awakened by the cries "

baby it's burning

", her husband, Stéphane Schubhan, throws a quilt over his companion, hoping to put out the flames.

She lives constantly on morphine.

When she doesn't take her dose, she instantly smells the smell of fire, which she can no longer bear.


Me Pascal Rouiller, lawyer for Aurélie Mignot

If the children...

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Source: lefigaro

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