The alleged perpetrator of the five-fold intra-family murder committed Saturday in a pavilion in Noisy-le-Sec (Seine-Saint-Denis) was hospitalized automatically in psychiatry.
After a psychiatric examination, the suspect was the subject Wednesday “of compulsory hospitalization without consent” and was “placed in solitary confinement”, said the prosecution.
However “no psychiatric expertise has yet been carried out relating to the question of his criminal responsibility”, he said.
Knife and hammer blows
For reasons still unknown, this father of Sri Lankan origin is suspected of having killed, with stabs and hammers, his wife, his two children aged 18 months and 5 years, as well as two of his nephews. , aged 8 and 11, in his pavilion in Noisy-le-Sec. According to a police source, he suffocated his youngest child.
Her sister and brother-in-law were also seriously injured, and the couple’s two older children suffered more minor injuries.
The facts happened on Saturday morning, “very quickly, in the space of a few tens of minutes, maybe an hour”, “in complete camera”. Hospitalized in serious condition for several injuries to his neck and abdomen, which he allegedly inflicted on himself, the suspect was placed in intensive care at the hospital on Saturday.
“Calm”, “kind”, “discreet”
Aware but sick of Covid-19, he made “inconsistent remarks”, she also indicated, specifying that his toxicological analyzes had been “negative”.
According to the first elements of the investigation and the testimonies collected by AFP, this father, who works in the kitchens of a Parisian brasserie, is described as “calm”, “nice”, “discreet”, “integrated “and” very present for his children “.
A vigil will be held this Friday in Noisy-le-Sec in tribute to the victims, organized in particular by the Franco-Tamil association of the town and by the City.