The Toulouse lawyer Me Alexandre Martin is kept in charge of defending the main suspect who confessed to the murder of Vanesa, 14, in Lot-et-Garonne.
Vanessa had disappeared on leaving college, Friday November 18, 2022, and had been found dead a few hours later in an abandoned house in Lot-et-Garonne, in Birac-sur-Trec, about fifteen kilometers from her town. residence, Tonneins.
A vehicle was quickly identified by CCTV cameras, and its owner, a 31-year-old man, was taken into custody. He confessed to murdering the 14-year-old girl. The man was then indicted for kidnapping, forcible confinement, rape and intentional homicide.
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“Knowing what happened in his head”
As La Dépêche du Midi reveals, Me Sophie Grolleau of the Agen bar was responsible for assisting the main suspect in this case, but the latter will ultimately be defended by Me Alexandre Martin, of the Toulouse bar. This is the same lawyer who defends Cédric Jubillar, in the context of the disappearance of his wife Delphine, whose body has still not been found since December 2020.
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The Toulouse lawyer met his client at the Agen courthouse. He recalls that “the facts are recognized”, but that “the work now lies in knowing what happened in his head”.