Upheaval in the investigation into the disappearance of Justine Vayrac, 20 years old. This Thursday, October 27, 2022, the lifeless body of the young mother was found according to information from BFMTV.
As a reminder, she vanished on the night of Saturday October 22 to Sunday October 23, 2022, while she was spending an evening with friends in a nightclub in Brive-la-Gaillarde, in Corrèze.
Around four o’clock in the morning, the 20-year-old is nauseous and decides to leave the nightclub to get some air, accompanied by a man. An acquaintance with whom she had friendly relations.
As part of an investigation for kidnapping and forcible confinement, an individual was arrested and then placed in police custody on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 in the morning. His police custody had been extended by 24 hours and should therefore have ended on Thursday morning.
If his identity remains unclear, the suspect would be a farmer domiciled in Beynat, about twenty kilometers from the nightclub where Justine spent the evening. He would be in his twenties, like the deceased, and is described by his relatives as a man integrated into the sports associations of his commune.
According to witnesses, he could be the man with whom the mother of a baby girl was last seen. Searches were carried out at the man’s home, revealing traces of blood in his room and in his car.
During a press conference, the prosecutor of the Republic of Brive-la-Gaillarde Emilie Abrantes announced that the searches had not only revealed the discovery of Justine’s telephone in the room of the detainee, but also of the bag of the young woman, completely charred and containing personal effects, a few meters from his home.
According to exclusive information from France 3 Occitanie, the young man would have confessed on the night of Wednesday and Thursday. he allegedly confessed to raping, killing and burning Justine Vayrac. What did he confide to the investigators, exactly?
While in police custody, the individual allegedly confessed not only to having killed and then burned the young woman, but also to having buried the body in a wood not far from his home. Investigators went to the scene this Thursday, October 27 in the morning to verify this information. Early in the afternoon, BFMTV revealed that Justine Vayrac’s body had been found at the location indicated by the individual.
The exact circumstances of the facts have not yet been revealed, but the young man would also have confessed to the rape of the victim… Before involving another person in his story.
Still according to a source from France 3 Occitanie, the suspect confessed to “having raped Justine Vayrac under the duress of another man”, then retracted.
According to information from La Montagne, the individual will be brought before an investigating judge of the criminal investigation department and before the judge of freedoms and detention to determine his placement in pre-trial detention.
During his arrest at his home, the suspect had tried to flee before being caught and then taken into custody by the police.