The information fell on Sunday November 26, 2023 in the early afternoon. According to News17 And BFMTV, a terrible tragedy took place in Alfortville, a town located in Val-de-Marne. A father went to the Dieppe police station (Seine-Maritime) in order toto confess to the murder of his children. “A man born in 1982 presented himself to the police in Dieppe to declare having killed his three children”informed the public prosecutor to theAFP. Younes E., aged 41, also told the police that the dead bodies were still in the family apartment, located 200 km away, on the Jean-Baptiste Clément quay, in the town of Alfortville. Around 2:40 p.m., the police went to the home to verify the veracity of the facts. It was then that they made the macabre discovery. After forcing the locked door, they could only note the death of the children since two lifeless bodies were under a blanket. A third young victim, whose condition is still unknown, was also found at the scene. The prosecution has so far only confirmed two deaths.
The father known for acts of domestic violence
The victims would be between 5 to 7 for the youngest and between 15 to 18 for the oldest. According to initial reports, at least two of the children died after being stabbed. Large numbers of staff were deployed on site to try to shed light on the tragedy. According to the Créteil public prosecutor’s office, it is the departmental judicial police service of Val-de-Marne which is in charge of the investigation. So far, no motive has been established. But according to the first elements of the investigation, Younes E., the 41-year-old father who was arrested, is already known to the police for acts of domestic violence. According to’AFPhe had “was convicted of domestic violence in 2021 with a ban on approaching his wife and children”. VSThis procedure would have been lifted since alternating custody was put in place. His ex-wife also lives in Val-de-Marne, in the town of Marolles-en-Brie. As a reminder, Younes E. remains presumed innocent of the charges against him.