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Guy Trompat, whose son Kevin was found dead in early March with his partner Leslie, was to be tried in immediate appearance this Thursday, May 4. His trial is postponed to June 2.
JUSTICE – Guy Trompat, whose son Kevin was found dead in early March with his partner Leslie, was to be tried in immediate appearance this Thursday afternoon May 4 for “instigation to assassination not followed by effect” And ” death threats “, said the Niort prosecutor’s office. His trial was finally postponed to June 2 at the request of the defense and the father was placed in pre-trial detention, according to our colleagues from RMC and France Bleu Poitou.
The 50-year-old man is suspected of having wanted to avenge those responsible for the death of his son. “He is accused in particular of having uttered death threats against the persons charged in the case linked to the disappearance of his son and of having offered a sum of money to anyone who would kill them or their relatives, via social networks, Niort prosecutor Julien Wattebled said in a statement.
He demanded that “justice be done”
This is a case parallel to the investigation carried out by the Poitiers prosecutor’s office on the “disappeared from Deux-Sèvres”Leslie Hoorelbeke, 22, and Kevin Trompat, 21, found dead in Charente-Maritime on March 3 and 4, after three months of uncertainty.
Kevin and Leslie were killed by blows delivered using a ” blunt object “according to the Poitiers prosecutor’s office, which mentioned a “sentimental disappointment and/or financial debt” as possible motives of the suspects.
At the time of the disappearance of his son and his girlfriend, Guy Trompat was incarcerated for “intentional violence”. After the discovery of the bodies, he organized a white march on March 12 in tribute to the two victims, demanding that “justice be done”. “It’s insurmountable. They destroyed lives, destroyed my life. I couldn’t live without my son.”he told reporters.
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