the suspect confessed to raping, killing and burying her in a wood

The suspect placed in police custody in the case of the disappearance of Justine Vayrac this weekend in Brive confessed to having raped and killed the 20-year-old young woman.

Traces of blood had been found in the room and the car of this young man, who must be presented Thursday to an examining magistrate in Limoges, had indicated Wednesday the prosecutor of Brive, Emilie Abrantes. The suspect confessed to the homicide and indicated an area near his home to search for the body at the end of his police custody.

He also confessed to having raped Justine Vayrac, we learned from judicial and police sources. The Limoges prosecutor will hold a press briefing this Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

A “friendly acquaintance” of the girl

The young woman, mother of a child of two and a half years, has not been seen since Sunday morning, around 4 a.m., near a nightclub in Brive, « La Charrette », where she spent the evening with friends. The suspect, who is a « friendly acquaintance » of Justine Vayrac, according to Emilie Abrantes, would be the last person with whom she was seen before her disappearance.

The suspect is a 21-year-old farmer, according to testimonies collected in his village of Beynat. He is a member of the football club of this rural town of around 1,300 inhabitants, and even went to the match played by his team on Sunday, a few hours after the disappearance of Justine Vayrac, indicated a member of the club who requested anonymity.

In Beynat, the police were actively pursuing their search Thursday morning to try to find the young woman.


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