On February 11, 1997, Peggy, Amy, Audrey and Isabelle, 4 friends aged 16 to 20 years, attended the carnival of the Portel in the Pas-de-Calais.
In return, they have crossed Jean-Louis and Jean-Michel Jordan, two brothers are marginal between the ages of 35 and 38 years old. The two men were taken to the stop before driving on the beach of Sainte-Cécile, in a blockhouse.
This is where their ordeal began. The two brothers have hit the 4 girls. Three of them have been raped and beaten to dead.
And then they were buried in haste, tête-bèche, in a hole dug in the dune. One of them was buried alive.
The two brothers were sentenced in October 2000 to life imprisonment in a punishment of safety of 22 years to Jean-Michel and 20 years for Jean-Louis. They accumulated already has a number of convictions for rape, indecent assault and even murder.
Jean-Louis Jourdain (the brother on the left) died on 6 march at the age of 59, following a long illness, in his prison of Caen.
About Jean-Michel Jordan, considered “the leader” between the two brothers, he is still in prison, 22 years after the events at the penitentiary center of Vendin-le-Vieil, near Lens.