Kader Djidel, at the age now of 21 years, appears from this Tuesday before the assize court of the Eastern Pyrenees for the murder of his ex-girlfriend, Erika, at 17 years of age.
The events took place on the 25th August 2015 in Perpignan.
On this day, the young man, aged to the age of 18 years, caught his ex-girlfriend in an ambush. He asked one of his friends to give a go to the park Maillol Erika without telling him he would be there.
He responded by SMS to his friend : “This is good, it has bitten the bait”.
When Erika arrived on the scene, Kader came out of his hiding place, threw himself on it, and a massacre of 35 strokes of the knife.
His two accomplices, minors at the time of the facts, have panicked
and fled at the sight of blood. They have also been sentenced to 2 years in prison, adjusted for “non-assistance to person in danger” in June 2018.
These were obviously not aware that He was going to commit a murder.
A few days before the tragedy, He had grabbed Erika by the hair and him had tapped the head against a stone table. The verdict will be known on Friday. There is a risk to life imprisonment.