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Leslie and Kevin case: DNA analyzes confirm that the two bodies found are indeed those of the couple


The public prosecutor of Poitiers announced this Thursday that the exploitation of the DNA taken from the two exhumed bodies are indeed those of Leslie and Kevin, who disappeared in November.

There was almost no doubt.

The final exploitation of the DNA taken from the two bodies exhumed in Deux-Sèvres last week are indeed those of Leslie Hoorelbeke and Kevin Trompat, confirms this Thursday the public prosecutor of Poitiers, Cyril Lacombe.

Last Saturday, a male body had "

been exhumed in a field along a road

" in Puyravault, in Deux-Sèvres.

The day before, that of a “

female person was exhumed in a wooded area

” in a neighboring town, Virson, then specified the prosecutor.

Blows with a blunt object

This double discovery dashed hopes of finding alive Leslie Hoorelbeke, 22, and Kevin Trompat, 21, who have not given any sign of life since the night of November 25 to 26 in Prahecq, a town near Niort.

A dog belonging to the young woman also vanished.

On Tuesday, the magistrate also indicated that their death had been caused by "blows

with a blunt object

", specifying that the body of Leslie, a house painter, bore no trace of "

attacks by sexual nature.

“Like that of his companion, the body of Kevin Trompat, 21 and unemployed, was found”



Read also“He is a boy of incredible composure”: the double game of Tom T. at the heart of the investigation into the death of Leslie and Kevin in Deux-Sèvres

At the same time, three people are currently indicted.

Tom T., counts of “

kidnapping and forcible confinement not followed by voluntary release

” and Nathan Badji, 22, and Enzo C. for “

murders, modification of the inventory of a crime to obstruct manifestation of the truth and kidnapping and sequestration without voluntary release before the 7th day.


These crimes carry heavy penalties, up to life imprisonment.

But the "

heads of indictment may change depending on the elements that will be brought to light during the course of the investigation

", warns the public prosecutor.

Source: lefigaro

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