A teenager of 16 years has appeared before the juvenile court of Montbéliard for the murder of a woman of 88 years. The events took place in the night of 4 to 5 January 2018 in Vieux-Charmont, Doubs.
The accused, aged at the time 15 years old, and his accomplice, 18-year-old, had entered the victim’s home.
They have surprised the octogenarian in his sleep and him have put a bread bag on the head, before choking her to death under his mattress. Then, they listened to rap and makes selfies to two not of the body.
The corpse of the previous day lady will be discovered the next morning in her bed by relatives.
The two murderers were arrested a few days later after he tried to resell the flat of the victim on the right corner.
The accused was sentenced Wednesday to 20 years in prison. This is the maximum penalty that may be imposed on minors aged 13 to 16 years.
As to his accomplice, 18-year-old at the time of the facts, it will be judged shortly before the court of assizes of Doubs in Besançon.