France, dead girl found in a garbage bag: a boy arrested

In France, the lifeless body of a 5-year-old girl was found in a garbage bag inside an apartment. The macabre discovery took place yesterday, Tuesday 25 April, in Rambervillers, in the French department of the Vosges. This was reported by judicial sources cited by the French press, who specified that a sixteen-year-old was arrested as part of the investigation. The parents, a family of Romanian origins residing on the spot, had reported the disappearance of the girl around 3 pm, specified the mayor of the small town of 5,000 inhabitants, Jean-Pierre Michel. “The daughter was found lifeless in the apartment,” the mayor specified to France Presse, specifying that it was the municipal police who initially intervened. “They are the ones who found her body and then help arrived. They tried to send heart messages, but there was nothing they could do, unfortunately it was too late”.

The alleged culprit was already known to the police

According to the local newspaper Le Républicain Lorrain, the victim’s body was found in a garbage bag, in the apartment located about a hundred meters from the home of the alleged assailant. According to the mayor, the young man arrested “aged 15 or 16” was already “known to the municipal police and certainly to the gendarmerie for facts related to sexual abuse” of minors. According to Le Républicain Lorrain, he was stopped inside the same apartment where the girl’s body was found.