The tragic scenario of infanticide is confirmed this Friday evening.
The Brest prosecutor's office announced that the mother of the two little girls found dead at their home, in the town of Relecq-Kerhuon near Brest, was indeed at the origin of the tragedy.
The mother "admitted to being at the origin" of their death, specifying that they had "died by drowning".
She also explained "having sought to put them to sleep with medication," said the Brest public prosecutor, Camille Miansoni, in a statement, adding that she had not been able to give precise indications on the way in which she had succeeded in killing her daughters of "almost 6 years and 4 years".
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The drama was tied last Tuesday, when the firefighters of Finistère were called by the grandmother of the two small victims, who could not enter the home of her daughter whose keys remained on the lock, to the interior.
While the firefighters knocked several times, the 35-year-old mother finally opened the door for them, before losing consciousness.
The mother could not stand the breakup with her husband
While inspecting the house, the firefighters discover the inert bodies of two granddaughters.
None of them bear any trace of blows, according to the first observations.
Prosecutor Camille Miansoni confirmed the date of birth of the two small victims, "one in 2015, the other in 2017".
“It would be a family drama, but I can't say more.
Now, we must leave it to the investigators and the doctors to draw their conclusions ”, then declared the mayor of the commune Laurent Péron, present at the beginning of the afternoon in front of the small building where the victims lived.
The father, who was on a business trip to Saint-Malo, "had announced the break-up to the mother and the latter, not having supported it, would have attempted the lives of his children before attempting to attack his own. ", According to a police source, who clarified that a letter had been found at the home.