It’s a tragic Sunday for the town of Vémars, located in Val d’Oise. As reported The Parisian on Sunday October 29, 2023, a policeman killed his three daughters, born in 2013, 2016, and 2018, before subsequently killing herself. The man was assigned to the air transport brigade at Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle airport. According to daily information, the gendarme was in the process of divorce and lived according to AFP A “complicated family context.” It was two of his fellow gendarmes who found the bodies. The children’s mother was taken care of by emergency services, in a state of shock. An investigation was opened and entrusted to the Versailles research section and the air transport research section. After the tragedy, the neighborhood where the gendarme lived was quickly cordoned off by the police.
Residents in shock
The gendarme and his daughters lived in a new neighborhood located a little away from the city, 12km north of Roissy airport. A residence in which many gendarmes also live with their families. Sunday night, his residence as well as the neighborhood were completely cordoned off. Impossible to access from outside. It was the incessant comings and goings of police and fire trucks that alerted residents to the tragedy that had just unfolded. “What’s going on? It must be serious, I saw the forensics” worried a woman who was walking her dog near the Parisian. “It’s terrible! It’s terrible” she reacted when she learned of the tragedy. “We don’t expect this kind of tragedy at all, especially in a small, quiet town like Vémars” wonders another passerby. Everyone is in shock when they learn of the death of the gendarme and his three daughters. The circumstances of the tragedy are currently completely unknown. The Versailles Research Section as well as the Air Transport Research Section will try to determine the causes of this dramatic act.