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Boulin affair: the family assigns the state for "gross negligence", considering that the investigation into his death is not moving forward

2021-06-21T01:14:06.628Z

In November 2020, a new expertise called into question the thesis of the suicide of the Minister of Labor, found dead in 1979 in circo



The daughter of Robert Boulin, minister found dead in a pond in the forest of Rambouillet in 1979, sued the state for "gross misconduct" before the Paris court.

She denounces the lack of progress in the investigation, we learned Thursday from her lawyer Marie Dosé.

"I do not despair of justice because I am resolutely a democrat but I have been waiting for justice for 42 years, I am very patient but it is damaging our democracy not to do everything to know the truth about the death of my father ”, also declared Fabienne Boulin-Burgeat.

She accuses the two investigating magistrates of Versailles (Yvelines) of "not working" to advance the investigation.

The family never believed in the suicide thesis

In 1979, the cause of his death was however heard. An hour after he was found lifeless in the early morning hours of October 30, kneeling in a shallow pond in the forest of Rambouillet (Yvelines), the death of Robert Boulin is formalized. The dispatch from Agence France-Presse, repeated in all the media, then reported a suicide by drowning after absorption of barbiturates.

A version that his family has never believed, which leans for a settling of scores in a very tense political context of "war of the rights". Last November, the “Robert Boulin affair” was relaunched: an investigation was opened for “kidnapping and sequestration followed by death or assassination”, following a new medical expert's report, the conclusions of which revealed the Parisian - Today hui in France, undermined the foundations of judicial truth established at the time.

Source: leparis

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