13-year-old girl fatally stabbed in France, her boyfriend in police custody | Miscellaneous facts

UPDATEA 13-year-old girl was found dead in the village of Clessé, near Mâcon, in Saône-et-Loire (Bourgogne-Franche-Comté), reports BFMTV. His body was discovered early this morning with a knife in his neck. It also shows many traces of violence. The victim’s boyfriend, aged 14, was taken into custody, we learned from the gendarmerie.



The teenager was found dead this Thursday morning, around 6:30 a.m., in the village of Clessé, “on the public highway”. It was a local resident who discovered the body and called the emergency services, reports BFMTV. The teenager would have disappeared Wednesday evening, according to the local press.

The boyfriend, 14, in custody

The victim’s boyfriend has been taken into custody, police said. The only suspect at this stage, he is 14 years old, added the same source. The public prosecutor, Éric Jallet, came to the scene in the morning. He will hold a press conference at 6 p.m. in Mâcon.

“Totally incomprehensible”

According to the rector of the Dijon Academy, Pierre N’Gahanne, the young girl was in 4th grade at the college of Lugny, a town near her village of Clessé, where she had completed all her primary schooling. “What happened is totally incomprehensible,” he told BFMTV, adding “no report of harassment” had been recorded within the victim’s college.

“A trouble-free child”

“She was a problem-free child who worked well,” he insisted. Asked about reports that she had just been through a painful breakup, the rector said it was “possible”.

Important police force

The research section of the Dijon gendarmerie deployed an important device in this wine-growing village of 800 inhabitants, located about fifteen kilometers north of Mâcon. The school was closed on Thursday.

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