France: Suspect confesses to murdering 18-year-old Victorine Dartois, reports say
The case of Victorine Dartoi has shocked France, but the suspect, Ludovic Bertin, has ten previous convictions
The man suspected of murdering 18-year-old Victorine Dartois has allegedly confessed to having strangled the young girl to death before attempting to rape her in the commune of Villefontaine, not far from Lyon, at the end of September.
The 25-year-old suspect, identified as Ludovic Bertin, who has ten previous convictions and happens to be the father of a family, was arrested by the Intervention Group of the National Gendarmerie (GIGN) on Tuesday afternoon as a part of the investigation into the murder of teenage girl, Le Point reports.
According to the deputy prosecutor of Grenoble, Bertin has been charged with kidnapping, murder and attempted rape.
Victorine Dartois went missing on the evening of Saturday, Sept. 26, after an afternoon of shopping with her friends, while she had been walking back to her family’s home. She’s believed to have disappeared near a stadium next to a wooded area sometime shortly after she phoned her family at 6:50pm, telling them that she would be back home in 20 minutes.
--France: Suspect confesses to murdering 18-year-old Victorine Dartois, reports say
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