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The 7-year-old child attacked by his babysitter in Choisy-le-Roi on November 3 died this Saturday, November 18.
MISCELLANEOUS FACTS – Until now he was in a coma. The 7-year-old boy, attacked by his babysitter in Choisy-le-Roi (Val-de-Marne) on November 3, died this Saturday, November 18, the Créteil prosecutor’s office announced to AFP, confirming a RTL information.
The prosecution also specified that it did not hold “ no other information » at this stage. The little boy’s babysitter, aged 29, was indicted and placed in pre-trial detention on November 6 for attempted murder of a 15-year-old minor. Here is what we know about this affair.
• Traces of strangulation and plastic bag on the head
The young boy was found by local residents on November 3 in Choisy-le-Roi around 6 p.m., “between two cars”. The child was unconscious, and his head was stuffed in a plastic bag. He introduces “ traces of beatings and strangulation »then indicated the prosecution.
Between life and death, he was transported to Paris to the Necker hospital to be placed in intensive care. He had been in a coma ever since.
• Parents trusted the babysitter
The victim’s parents, as usual, had entrusted their son to his 29-year-old babysitter. Parental assistant, the latter would operate under the status of self-employed person. They later confirmed to investigators that they confided “ regularly their child has been accused for three years, with complete confidence.”
When they returned home in the early evening of November 3, they were initially surprised to find neither their son nor his babysitter. Worried, they called the emergency police, reporting the disappearance of their child. However, the one who looked after their child had also gone to the police station.
• The babysitter reported himself to the police
He presented himself drunk, around 5:45 p.m., to the police, indicates The Parisian, and then said he had killed the child and wanted to be imprisoned for his crime. As proof, he presented a photo of his hand strangling the little boy’s neck.
According to his first version of the facts, he had left the family home in Vitry-sur-Seine with the little boy to go for a walk. He would then have succumbed to a seizure in the street of the Paris Store and would have attacked the little one and made him ” hurts “. “In front of the police, the accused maintained his initial statements without explaining his actions further”the prosecution indicated on November 6.
The suspect was unknown in police files but had been implicated in proceedings opened in Paris on charges of sexual assault on a 15-year-old minor in June 2022. “For five years, I have taken care of children from 6 months to 13 years old, as a nanny, au pair (during the holidays), or babysitter”he describes himself on one of the specialized Internet sites, notes the Parisian. The investigation was entrusted to the Paris juvenile brigade.
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