Sentenced to life imprisonment for the murders of seven young women or teenage girls between 1987 and 2001, “the ogre of the Ardennes”, aged 79, ended up confessing in March 2020 his responsibility in the disappearance of Estelle Mouzin.
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His days are numbered. The serial killer Michel Fourniret is hospitalized at the inter-regional secure hospital unit of Pitié-Salpêtrière in Paris, and his life-threatening prognosis is engaged, France Télévisions learned from a close source, Monday, May 10, confirming information. of Parisian. According to this same source, an end-of-life protocol has been put in place for the detainee, aged 79. According to information from franceinfo, his hospitalization dates from April 28 and he is brain dead.
Michel Fourniret had been hospitalized after being unwell on November 20, 2020 in his cell in Fresnes (Val-de-Marne). In addition, his neurological condition was deteriorating and he suffered from numerous absences, according to several experts in the case.
Sentenced to life imprisonment for the murders of seven young women or teenagers between 1987 and 2001, “the ogre of the Ardennes” had ended up confessing in March 2020 his responsibility in the disappearance of Estelle Mouzin, after being implicated by his ex-wife Monique Olivier. He is also indicted for the disappearances and death of Marie-Angèle Domece and Joanna Parrish, whom he confessed before Judge Sabine Khéris. He is also being prosecuted in the Lydie Logé case, twenty-seven years after the disappearance of this young woman of 29 years in the Orne.
His name is also mentioned in other unsolved disappearances. In mid-December, the Dijon Court of Appeal asked to “new investigations” in the Virginie Bluzet case, found dead tied up in 1997 in the Saône, at the request of the family who would like to explore the Fourniret trail.
On November 12, the national gendarmerie launched an appeal for witnesses in the hope of obtaining new information on “ongoing judicial inquiries” that could involve him as well as Monique Olivier.