It was one of the avenues to study.
Nine graves in the Cagnac-les-Mines cemetery were opened in vain to try to find the body of Delphine Jubillar, who disappeared at the end of 2020 in this small town in the Tarn, we learned Monday from the Toulouse prosecutor's office.
On July 20, these graves where the investigators considered it possible that the body of the Tarn nurse had been placed were opened and examined, without result.
After 18 months of research up to 20 km around this town, operations are now focused on a restricted area of one or two kilometers around the home of the Jubillar family.
Research which had been decided in particular after the testimony of a friend of Delphine, evoking a disturbing speech by Cédric about the graves.
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This is the case of the cemetery: the place is isolated
(the nearest house is 400 m away)
, accessible by car thanks to a small paved road and located 1.5 km from the Jubillar house following a relatively discreet journey, without obligation to pass through the center of the village.
The surrounding areas had already been the subject of numerous deforestation, earthmoving and raking works.
Cédric, her husband, kept in detention
Justice had decided on July 4 the continued detention of Cédric Jubillar, suspected of having killed his wife Delphine.
In the absence of irrefutable evidence, the investigators put forward "a body of serious and concordant indications" against this 34-year-old plasterer painter.
The defense lawyers, who have requested the release of their client several times, consider on the contrary that the file is "empty" and that the investigation is being conducted only "in charge".
Cédric Jubillar had been indicted for intentional homicide in June 2021 and imprisoned, in solitary confinement, in the Seysses remand center, near Toulouse.
In December 2020, a few days before Christmas, France was moved by the disappearance of Delphine Jubillar, which occurred a few weeks after the conviction of Jonathann Daval for the murder of his wife, which he had long denied, playing the role of the grieving husband.
Subsequently, accusing glances, in particular from those around this 33-year-old nurse at the time of her disappearance, quickly fell on the husband, criticized for his consumption of cannabis, and for delaying in finishing the house in which he lived. the Jubillar family.