the suspect in “a state of amazement” according to his lawyer

Lucas.L’s lawyer, the main suspect in the murder of Justine Vayrac, Me Michel Labrousse, told BFMTV that his client was still in a “state of amazement”.

“Regarding his victim, I think he has not yet understood what happened. He is in a state of amazement. It will take a long time for him to understand what happened. happened and what he went through,” said Me Michel Labrousse.

On the night of Wednesday to Thursday, the young man had confessed to having killed the 20-year-old young woman, who had disappeared on Sunday at the exit of a nightclub in Brive-la-Gaillarde.

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A judicial investigation was opened for rape, kidnapping without voluntary release before the seventh day and murder. For these facts, the young man incurs life imprisonment.

The first findings of the body revealed

The body of the young girl was found a few hundred meters from the home of the main suspect, at the very place he had designated during his custody. According to the first checks carried out, the identity of Justine Vayrac has been confirmed, announced the prosecutor.

A “plurality of blows at the level of the face”

However, the first findings of the body seem to undermine the version of the suspect: these indeed show a “multiple blows to the face, including at least one with a blunt weapon”, specified the prosecutor.

An autopsy will be carried out soon, in particular to establish the cause of death, the nature of the violence suffered, as well as to check for the possible presence of foreign substances in the blood of the victim.

Traces of blood had been found in the room and the car of this young man of 21 years, had indicated Wednesday the prosecutor of Brive, Emilie Abrantes. The suspect then confessed, shortly before the end of his police custody, the homicide and indicated an area near his home to search for the body.

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