A relative of Hélène Sanchez-Parra, who disappeared in 2017 in the Pyrénées-Orientales, admitted that she was killed by her husband. The latter was arrested and will soon be questioned by investigators.
The disappearance of Hélène Sanchez-Parra, in 2017 in the Pyrénées-Orientales, could soon be clarified: a relative admitted to the gendarmes that she was killed by her husband, the Perpignan prosecutor’s office said on Thursday.
While in police custody, a friend who lived at the couple’s home at the time of the disappearance told investigators that the mother of three, then aged 38, had been killed by her husband.
The 56-year-old man then led “the gendarmes into an undergrowth where the searches made it possible to find on the one hand parts of a firearm, and on the other hand bones”, specifies the press release from the public prosecutor’s office. Perpignan.
Interviewed on Sunday
The judge issued a warrant on Thursday so that the husband, domiciled in Corsica, could be questioned by the gendarmes of the Montpellier research section, in charge of the investigation. An interrogation scheduled for Sunday.
An assessment of the remains discovered at the start of the week will take place on Monday to determine with certainty whether they belong to Hélène Sanchez Parra.
In June 2017, an investigation into a disturbing disappearance was opened. The couple then lived in the village of Sournia.
The couple’s relative was indicted for “concealment of a corpse, altering the scene of a crime and failure to report a crime”, and placed under judicial supervision.
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