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Death of Sihem: thirteen convictions, a pending assize trial ... The heavy judicial past of the suspect

2023-02-02T13:29:53.028Z


PORTRAIT – Already very unfavorably known to justice, Mahfoud H., 39, was to appear again before the Assize Court of Gard for theft with a weapon and forcible confinement.


He confessed to "

free his conscience

".

During the night from Wednesday to Thursday, the main suspect in the case of the disappearance of Sihem B., 18, near Alès (Gard), confessed and admitted to having killed him, indicating the place where was the body.

Following his indictment, the investigation continues to understand the exact circumstances of the tragedy.

The suspect is already very unfavorably known to justice.

While the high school student had not given any sign of life since January 25, an investigation was opened for “

kidnapping

” and “

kidnapping

”.

Two people, a man and his ex-girlfriend, a cousin of the victim, were taken into custody on Tuesday.

The police custody of the latter was lifted, while that of Mahfoud H., 39, was extended on Wednesday evening.

It was during this extension that he admitted to having killed the young woman “

in the context of an argument linked to their romantic relationship, even though they had met on the night of…

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Source: lefigaro

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